Our Mission

To provide leadership for the conservation and enhancement of the Sandusky River watershed and its natural resources through community-based planning, education, and action.

Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Meeting

Thursday March 7th
9 to 11 a.m.
Seneca Conservation District Meeting Room
(3140 South State Route 100, Suite D Tiffin, OH 44883)

Breakfast from Bob Evan’s will also be served ($10 per person)

We will have a brief business meeting followed by a presentation from Mike Wilkerson with the Ohio Division of Wildlife on the Ballville Dam removal process and what this means for local fishing in the Sandusky River.

Please RSVP to Jakob at 419-448-2054, or jboehler@heidelberg.edu

The Ballville Dam still standing in September 2017.

Recent Events

Efforts Toward Cleaner Water From Farms to Cities Workshop

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We had over 20 participants from the local community in attendance to discuss what both farmers and local communities are doing to help keep our river clean!

2018 Asset Management Workshop

We had over 30 participants from local community businesses in attendance to learn about the Ohio EPA’s Non-community Asset Management requirements from Ohio EPA representative Susan Schell.

2018 Sandusky River Run

We had 40 participants for the event and raised over $700 dollars for the SRWC’s general operating budget! We would like to thank everyone that volunteered and participated in the event.

2018 River Run Flyer Final

Recent Events

We removed over 5 cu. yds. of trash and 1060 lbs of scrap metal from over 7 miles of Sandusky River and 1 mile of Rock Creek in the Tiffin area! Thank you to all of our volunteers and sponsors. Keep your eye out for information on next year’s Clean Sweep!

Sponsors – Coppus Motors, OSS Solid Waste District, City of Tiffin, Tiffin-Seneca United Way, Rush Graphix, Lofay Construction, Madison St. Tavern, Clouse Construction, Domino’s Pizza and Hempy Water Tiffin

SRWC 2018 Clean Sweep

What is a watershed?

A watershed is an area of land that drains to a common location.  A watershed can vary in size, they can represent the area draining to a small stream to the entire area draining to an ocean.  See the diagram below.

watershed

Reference provided by: http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/justforkids

Everyone lives in a watershed.  Do you know which watershed you live in?  Provided below is a map of the Sandusky River Watershed and its subwatersheds.  If you live in the Sandusky River Watershed – Can you find the sub-watershed you live in?

Sandusky Watershed HUC map

Subwatersheds of the Sandusky Watershed by 11-digit Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUC):

010 – Muddy Creek

020 – Sandusky River – Bucyrus

030 – Broken Sword

040 – Sandusky River – Upper Sandusky

050 – Tymochtee – headwaters

060 – Tymochtee – Lower

070 – Sandusky River – Mexico

080 – Honey Creek

090 – Sandusky River – Tiffin

100 – Wolf Creek

110 – Green Creek

120 – Sandusky River – Fremont

130 – South Shore – West

140 – South Shore – East

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