Hancock County Soil & Water Conservation District

Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District provides local conservation leadership, encourages best practices, and helps to plan and implement voluntary programs. We conserve clean water and healthy soil by working alongside willing landowners to implement incentive-based voluntary conservation practices. District programs focus on polluted runoff, habitat restoration, citizen science, and education.

We’ve moved! The District’s new office is located at 192 Main Street in Ellsworth. That’s the large brick building that’s home to Flexit and several other locally-owned businesses. The District office is on the second floor.

Upcoming Events!

Please mark your calendars for three upcoming events to welcome spring!   Monday, April 16: Join the Ellsworth Garden Club for a presentation by tree specialist, Tabitha White, on the value of urban trees, entitled "Treeing our City: a vision for a public/private...

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2017 District Supervisor Elections

District Supervisor Election voting is open until 7:45 am Wednesday December 13th. All registered voters within the boundaries of the Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District are eligible to vote. You may vote in person or pick up a mail in ballot at our...

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2017 Financial Services Request for Proposal

Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District (HCSWCD) invites Financial Service Firms to submit a proposal for the preparation of its yearly audited financial statements and related filings for a three-year period beginning with the 2017 fiscal year ending...

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Invasive Plant Patrol Workshop

Early Detection is our Best Defense Learn how to spot a suspicious plant when your are out on the water. When: Saturday, July 15 2017, 1:00pm-6:00pm Where: Moore Community Center, State Street Ellsworth What: You will learn about: Invasive Aquatic Plants in Maine...

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Qualifications and Bids for 2017 Season

Now open: Qualifications and Bids for 2017 season The District is now accepting submissions for Qualifications and Bids for 2017. We’re seeking statements of qualification and bids from individuals and companies for the following services: Contractors for site work...

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The Board of Supervisors meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. at the Moore Community Center’s Board Room, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth (approximately 133 State Street).

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Celebrate the Union River on Saturday, May 5th at Harbor Park in Ellsworth! Stop by between 12-4pm for free food, live music, and activities. Bring your boat for a group paddle to explore the Union River at 2:30. Hope you can make it! ...

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