Clermont SWCD continues to adjust to the changes required to combat COVID-19. As of February 2021, Clermont SWCD offices and others at the Agricultural Resource Center in the County Fairgrounds remain closed to the public. Staff are rotating the days during which they work in the office, and are available to make site visits any time during regular business hours (M-F, 8 to 4:30). Visits to the District office may be made by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, email our staff or call (513) 732-7075. Upon arrival for your appointment, please come to our walk-up window located to the right side of the main entrance to the Ag Center. Masks should be worn by anyone visiting the office or meeting with staff off-site.
The Clermont SWCD Board of Supervisors typically meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at the District’s office on the Clermont County Fairgrounds. The next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8 a.m. in the 4-H Hall at the Clermont County Fairgrounds (1000 Locust Street, Owensville). All are welcome to attend. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and attendees are required to wear masks. Please call (513) 673-0177 for more details.
Normal Business Hours are 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday.
Friday, April 30th, 2021 at 1:00pm
Today’s native plant of the day is…Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid! It is an endangered species of orchid which is found along Lake Erie and other isolated prairie areas across the state. Hawkmoths are the primary pollinator as the flower is typically fragrant at night. https://t.co/L74nqnLLNq
Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 1:00pm
Today’s native plant of the day is…Tulip Poplar! It is the state tree for IN, KY, and TN. As one of the tallest eastern hardwood trees in North America, this giant can grow over 170ft tall. Its nectar is popular for the production of honey commonly used by bakers. https://t.co/tw3QRMx1fN
Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at 1:00pm
Today’s native plant of the day is…Spotted Joe Pye Weed! It thrives in wet soils and full sun conditions and can be an aggressive spreader in the right conditions. Most bees visit this plan for nectar rather than pollen and it is a favorite of bumblebees and butterflies. https://t.co/SjFIr4FiUA