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  • Black-Out Dates For Fertilizer Use in New Jersey’s Fertilizer Law

    Black-Out Dates For Fertilizer Use in New Jersey’s Fertilizer Law

    Help spread the word – but NOT the fertilizer! As the weather turns colder, applying fertilizer makes little sense. The ground is hard and grass has stopped growing. It’s also against the law. Former Governor Chris Christie signed one of the nation’s toughest fertilizer laws and it sets standards that are designed to protect New … Read more

  • 2013 NJ Annual Conservation Poster Contest

    2013 NJ Annual Conservation Poster Contest

    2013 Winning Entries “Where Does Your Water Shed?” 2013 Winner’s Press Release April 4, 2013 “Where Does Your Water Shed” Poster Contest “Where Does your Water Shed” was the theme for the 2013 Poster Contest sponsored by Ocean County Soil Conservation District and the NJ Association of Conservation Districts. The water on earth is one of … Read more

  • FLYERS

    SHIP RAIN BARREL FLYER

  • New Jersey Soil Health Assessment Guide

    New Jersey Soil Health Assessment Guide

    NJ Soil Health Assessment Guide is offered as a tool for homeowners and gardeners to assist in assessing the health of their soil. Managed carefully, healthy soils support local communities through encouraging plant and animal production and sustaining water resources for future generations. Basically a healthy soil surface would consist of about half mineral and … Read more

  • The Barnegat Bay Watershed

    The Barnegat Bay Watershed

    Healthy soils are key to maintaining a healthy bay!

  • Environmental Educators Roundtable

    Environmental Educators Roundtable

    Join us for an evening of fun, while learning about the natural resources of the Barnegat Bay watershed.

  • Trout in the Classroom

    Trout in the Classroom

    Ocean County Soil Conservation District, in partnership with the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife and Trout Unlimited, provide a unique learning experience for students through the Trout in the Classroom program. Students raise trout from fry in their classroom then release the fish into a healthy New Jersey stream in the spring. Each year, … Read more

  • Annual NJ Conservation Poster Contest

    Annual NJ Conservation Poster Contest

    The NJ Conservation Poster Contest is sponsored by the Ocean County Soil Conservation District, the NJ Department of Agriculture and the NJ Association of Conservation Districts.

  • NJ State Envirothon

    NJ State Envirothon

    The Ocean County Soil Conservation District is a proud sponsor of the New Jersey State Envirothon. OCSCD collaborates with our 14 sister Soil Conservation Districts and NJACD to facilitate the New Jersey Envirothon, an annual competition of high school students who test their knowledge on environmental topics. This annual competition culminates in one intense day where students test their … Read more