New District Conservationist for Hancock County

Hancock County SWCD is thrilled to welcome Chris Phinney into his new role as the NRCS District Conservationist for Hancock County! Chris worked previously as the Soil Conservationist in Hancock County, and we look forward to continuing to work with him on identifying...

WORKSHOP: Enhancing Fish Habitat

Your land – and the forests you manage – have the potential to provide important fish habitat. Is this potential being utilized? How can you, as a landowner or forest manager, enhance fish habitat by installing road/stream crossings that support stream...

Watershed Stewardship Week

On Sunday, April 29, the National Association of Conservation Districts will be launching Watershed Stewardship Week! A watershed is an area of land that drains rain water or snow into a single location such as a stream, lake, or underground aquifer. These bodies of...

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...

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...