Soil & Water
Street, Suite B,
Ellsworth, ME 04605
phone: (207) 667-8663
Making Conservation Work For You
Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District provides local
conservation leadership, teaches the value of natural resources,
encourages conservation efforts, and helps to plan and implement
voluntary programs. Each District program is different and unique to the
area that it services, because the programs are developed by local
people to solve local problems.
Including the Productive Vegetable Gardening Workshop, Woodlot Management
Workshop Series, and Farm Pond Maintenance.
2014 Fish Sale
Orders are due to the District office by April 25th. Pick up day is Friday
May 9th from 1pm-5pm in the District office parking lot.
Summer Employment Opportunity
We are hiring an Environmental Steward for May 2014 through October 2014.
For more information on this position, please visit:
We are pleased to announce that the District has just been awarded two more 319
grants to help reduce phosphorus and sediment export into our lakes and ponds!
These grants will start in the spring of 2014:
Alamoosook Watershed-Based Plan and Watershed Survey: this grant
will document erosion issues in the Alamoosook Lake watershed
and put together an action plant to help protect the lake.
Toddy Pond Watershed Improvement Project- this grant will
conduct work throughout the entire Toddy Pond watershed.