Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District
225 Underwood Street, Suite 100
MSWCDZanesville, OH 43701
Phone (740) 454-2027
Fax (740) 454-1451


Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP)

The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District will serve as a 2017 Local Sponsor for the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP).  To assist landowners and communities in preserving Ohio’s farmland, the program purchases easements from landowners who volunteer to keep their land in agricultural production in perpetuity.  Limited funding is available.

Call the office (740)454-2027 for more info.


Upcoming 2017 NRCS Program Sign-ups
2017 Cerulean Warbler RCPP
2017 Conservation Stewardship Program Sign-up

MSWCD Winter 2016-2017 Newsletter

2017 Muskingum SWCD Tree Sale

 2017 Tree Info

Volunteer Intern Scholarship Program Requirements


To be considered for a scholarship, a Volunteer Intern must

·         Complete the Volunteer Application

·         Submit a resume

·         Submit a short essay answering the following:

o   What are your long-term career goals?

o   What do you hope to gain from the internship?

o   Why are you a good candidate for the internship?


All items must be submitted to the MSWCD office by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017.  Items can be mailed or dropped off at 225 Underwood Street, Ste. 100, Zanesville, Ohio 43701, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  All items may also be emailed to


Applicants will be contacted for a phone interview with the staff in April.  Selections will be made, and approved by the MSWCD Board at the May 2017 meeting.  All applications will be notified after the May Board meeting.  Successful Scholarship Program applicants will be required to meet the Standards of Performance, complete 200 hours of volunteer time, and submit a fall 2017 list of college classes to verify enrollment. 

Muskingum SWCD Fall 2016 Newsletter


    2016 Plat Books available- $25/book


2015- 2016 Muskingum SWCD Education School Programs

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