Deadline to Purchase Tree Seedlings is March 25, 2022
The deadline to purchase seedlings from the Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District is March 25, 2022. The seedlings are available in packets of ten at a minimal cost.
The following seedling species are available: Sugar Maple, Red Osier Dogwood, Colorado Blue Spruce, Bald Cypress, Norway Spruce, Swamp White Oak, Black Cherry, Black Walnut, Black Chokeberry, Pin Oak, Bur Oak, and Red Bud.
Two seed packets are available. They include: Wildflower Seed and Butterfly / Hummingbird Seed. The 1 oz. Wildflower Seed contains 15-16 different annual and perennial species adapted for this area will cover 300 sq. ft. The 1 oz. Butterfly/Hummingbird Seed contains 10-13 annual and perennial varieties will cover 300 sq. ft.
This program is open to the public. Order forms are available in the SWCD office, 1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, OH, on the website at: www.vanwertswcd.org. You may also call 419 238-9591 or email email@example.com . Orders will be accepted until Friday, March 25. The delivery date is late April. Payment (cash / check) is required when placing the order.
The Van Wert Soil & Water Conservation District is taking orders for fish fingerlings. The types of fish available are: largemouth bass, blue gill, channel catfish, shellcracker, black crappie, yellow perch, black fat head minnow and white amur.
The fish sale is an opportunity for pond owners to stock or re-stock the ponds at a reasonable cost.
Orders will be accepted until April 29, 2022. Payment is expected when placing the order. The fish will be delivered to the SWCD office on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
Stocking recommendations for a on acre pond are:
100 largemouth bass, 500 blue gill, 100 channel catfish, 500-1000 fat head minnow.
White amur recommendations are based on the amount of weed cover in the pond. If the pond has 20-40% vegetation the recommendation is 10 amur; above 40% weed cover the recommendation is 15 amur.
Orders will be boxed and ready at the time of delivery. Order forms are available in the office, 1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, on the website at www.vanwertswcd.org , or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .