#5MinuteNatureChallenge

Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Starting on June 8, 2020 Summer Youth Green Team Virtual Conservation Camp will be posted at www.muskingumswcd.org. Please go to http://muskingumswcd.org/?page_id=10397 to fill out registration form.
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum SWCD has extra blueberry plants for sale in the office today (5/22). There are two different varieties- Sweetheart Blueberry and Draper Blueberry. 3 plants for $18,limited quantities. First come, first serve. Thanks.
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rural Services Building, 225 Underwood Street, Zanesville. The topics of discussion will be a recent employee resignation and office computers. Contact 740-454-2027.
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
2020 ATV Conservation Tour- Postponed
Muskingum SWCD has decided to postpone the 2020 ATV Conservation Tour until 2021 because of the Covid-19 issue. We hope to see everyone next year! If you have already paid for registration, you will receive your refund in early June.
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District office is now open, but it may not always be fully staffed during regular business hours. Due to the pandemic, Employees may be working from the office, in the field, or from home. We encourage you to make an appointment by calling 740-454-2027. Staff can still be reached by leaving a voice mail message or by email (email addresses can be found on our website at www.muskingumswcd.org.)
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Spring and Summer in 22 seconds! In this animation, eight common species of frogs (including a toad!) give their calls through the season. Wood frog, boreal chorus frog, spring peeper, northern leopard frog, American toad, Gray treefrog, green frog, and bullfrog. See if you can identify each species as it joins the chorus.

Full First Grade-level lesson (including individual calls of the frogs) is now available at: https://www.cablemuseum.org/school-field-trips/museum-mobile/museummobile-spring-programs/first-grade-spring-a-northwoods-frog-chorus/
Muskingum Soil & Water Conservation District
Cable Natural History Museum
Spring and Summer in 22 seconds! In this animation, eight common species of frogs (including a toad!) give their calls through the season. Wood frog, boreal chorus frog, spring peeper, northern leopard frog, American toad, Gray treefrog, green frog, and bullfrog. See if you can identify each species as it joins the chorus. Full First Grade-level lesson (including individual calls of the frogs) is now available at: https://www.cablemuseum.org/school-field-trips/museum-mobile/museummobile-spring-programs/first-grade-spring-a-northwoods-frog-chorus/

Golden Ragwort is an Ohio perennial that blooms between March and May. It likes moist areas and can be found throughout the state. Many of Ohio’s spring pollinators use this species for pollen and the caterpillars of… https://t.co/fg6Ko05G1U

Jack in the Pulpit is a beautiful plant native to Ohio and is one of our woodland spring ephemerals. This plant is likely pollinated by flies, which it draws in with an unpleasant odor. Found amongst the rich moist… https://t.co/w9qkDQkjfd

A reminder that you still have more than a week to order berries in our annual berry sale so you can have fresh blueberries, raspberries, gooseberries or elderberries for pies and jams, regardless of what’s… https://t.co/8WbOlcr43V

Now is a good time to identify and irradiate a burgeoning threat to our native flora. Garlic mustard is a noxious invasive that spreads easily around our area. When picked, the leaves emit a strong garlic smell and… https://t.co/jOiY825kdg

Today is Earth Day. Let’s make a difference today. Did you pick up the trash along the sidewalk? Clean out a rain gutter? Cut a grapevine out of a tree it was smothering? Send us photos of what you’ve done to make a… https://t.co/UNlt6rsVcV

Happy Arbor Day! The first Arbor Day occurred in Nebraska City, Nebraska in 1872 and was the brain child of journalist and naturist Julius Sterling Morton. Morton was a pioneer who came to Nebraska from the Midwest… https://t.co/JuVbW5qNJK