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New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District

New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District There is nothing more important than healthy soil and clean water!

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Congrats to our Program Coordinator, Hannah Bell, for graduating this weekend!
12/20/2022

Congrats to our Program Coordinator, Hannah Bell, for graduating this weekend!

Congrats to our Soil & Water Conservation Specialist Bryan Dadson for graduating!
12/20/2022

Congrats to our Soil & Water Conservation Specialist Bryan Dadson for graduating!

Loved sharing about the water cycle, stormwater management, and building relationships with the Friends School of Wilmin...
12/15/2022

Loved sharing about the water cycle, stormwater management, and building relationships with the Friends School of Wilmington!

12/15/2022

Hello,
I would like to introduce myself as the new Program Coordinator for New Hanover County Soil and Water Conservation District. I cannot wait to dig deep into this role! I am a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington with an MS in Environmental Studies. I enjoy exploring New Hanover County, excited to serve the area with quality outreach and education programming, and share the initiatives of the Soil and Water Conversation District! I will keep you updated on all the happening, so stay tuned!
Let's Dig in,
Hannah Bell

11/10/2022

Unfortunately our rain barrel sale is cancelled for today due to shipping issues. Check back in December just in time for the holidays!

10/13/2022

Rain Barrels are SOLD OUT today. Please email [email protected] to get on the wait list for our next shipment.

Want a rain barrel, but have a hard time making it to the sale on the 2nd Thursday of each month?  Join us at the New Ha...
09/16/2022
Cape Fear's Going Green • 2022 Native Plant Festival Handout

Want a rain barrel, but have a hard time making it to the sale on the 2nd Thursday of each month? Join us at the New Hanover Count Arboretum for the Native Plant Festival this Saturday from 10am-3pm. To get more information go to https://issuu.com/capefearsgoinggreen/docs/2022_native_plant_festival_v14-3.

To check out our rain barrels go to https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/ .

Our September 2022 issue serves as a handout for the 2022 Native Plant Festival, to be held on September 17. It is a guide to the educational exhibits and presentations to be given at the New Hanover County Arboretum in Wilmington, North Carolina. It includes a map of the Festival’s self-guided to...

Don’t forget that tomorrow is our monthly rain barrel sale at the New Hanover County Government, NC center! We have 50 g...
09/07/2022
Rain Barrel Sales - Soil & Water Conservation District - Soil & Water Conservation - North Carolina

Don’t forget that tomorrow is our monthly rain barrel sale at the New Hanover County Government, NC center! We have 50 gallon rain barrels at $85 each. Cash, check, or credit accepted.

https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/

Due to construction, the monthly rain barrel sale has been moved to the New Hanover County Government Center’s South Entrance. Click here for a map and directions with Google Maps: ... Read More »

We are set up just inside the South Entrance doors at the New Hanover County Government Center! Will be here until 4:30 ...
08/11/2022

We are set up just inside the South Entrance doors at the New Hanover County Government Center! Will be here until 4:30 p.m. Come pick up your rain barrel today! Always priced at 40% below retail at $85. For more information: https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/.

We remember our Chairman, Bill Hart, in this month's e-newsletter.
07/28/2022

We remember our Chairman, Bill Hart, in this month's e-newsletter.

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our Chairman, Bill Hart. Supervisor Hart was actively i...
07/27/2022
Soil & Water Conservation District mourns passing of Chair Bill Hart - Communications and Outreach - Communications and Outreach - North Carolina

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our Chairman, Bill Hart. Supervisor Hart was actively involved on our board for over 19 years and was a colossal champion for conservation. He was also our mentor and trusted leader. He will be so missed.

https://news.nhcgov.com/news-releases/2022/07/soil-water-conservation-district-mourns-passing-of-chair-bill-hart/

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – William “Bill” Hart, Chairman of the New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, passed away unexpectedly on July 20. Hart spent ... Read More »

Cash or check only! 50 gallon rain barrels on sale for 40% below retail value. Get yours for $85 at tomorrow's !
07/22/2022

Cash or check only! 50 gallon rain barrels on sale for 40% below retail value. Get yours for $85 at tomorrow's !

We are so excited to partner with Garbage To Gardens to provide composting programs at area schools! The program is grow...
07/15/2022

We are so excited to partner with Garbage To Gardens to provide composting programs at area schools! The program is growing and needs a dynamic leader for support.
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The Board of Directors for Garbage to Gardens is seeking a dynamic person to lead Garbage to Gardens into the future. Candidates should be self-starting, organized, passionate about living soil and healthy waste stream management, and will be accountable for the operations and delivery of Garbage to Gardens programs at Wilmington-area schools.

To apply, send your PDF resume and cover letter to [email protected].
Click here to read the full position description: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_HVYsc0FV2DG0YsihAL6JO4sqWCzhvoC/view

This is going to be such a fun night! Come meet our Canines for Clean Water educators and Reilly the Goose Dog on July 2...
07/14/2022

This is going to be such a fun night! Come meet our Canines for Clean Water educators and Reilly the Goose Dog on July 23!

The 8th Annual Family Fun Night returns to Airlie Gardens on Saturday, July 23! Enjoy an evening in the gardens with food trucks, games, nature activities, Reilly the goose dog, and live music for all ages. Learn more and reserve your tickets today: https://bit.ly/3AP6ivr

The sale is on! Capture some of this great rain we’ve been getting in the area with one of our 50 gallon rain barrels. T...
07/14/2022

The sale is on! Capture some of this great rain we’ve been getting in the area with one of our 50 gallon rain barrels. They are $85 - 40% below retail. We will be at the New Hanover County Government Center’s South Entrance until 4:30 p.m. today.

Photos from Coastal Composting Council's post
07/12/2022

Photos from Coastal Composting Council's post

We are so proud of our partners at Heal Our Waterways!
07/01/2022

We are so proud of our partners at Heal Our Waterways!

Read about last night's Pages Creek Meeting and the importance of grasscycling in this month's e-newsletter.
06/30/2022

Read about last night's Pages Creek Meeting and the importance of grasscycling in this month's e-newsletter.

We’re excited to have the opportunity to work with all the families at The Children's Museum of Wilmington’s Mud Day tod...
06/24/2022

We’re excited to have the opportunity to work with all the families at The Children's Museum of Wilmington’s Mud Day today!

We will be selling rain barrels at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek Co-Op this Saturday! Pick up your barrel...
06/23/2022

We will be selling rain barrels at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek Co-Op this Saturday! Pick up your barrel for 40% below retail - $85 for a 50 gallon barrel - and help your home garden grow!

Cash or check only. For more information on the barrels: https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/

Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek Co-Op
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market
5329 Oleander Dr.
Wilmington NC 2840

Let your voice be heard! The City of Wilmington has kicked-off the development of the city's first Urban Forest Master P...
06/02/2022

Let your voice be heard! The City of Wilmington has kicked-off the development of the city's first Urban Forest Master Plan. The Plan will serve as a road map to proactively manage and grow the city’s tree canopy and provide a shared vision for the future of the urban forest.

This survey is part of an initial outreach effort to hear your thoughts about Wilmington trees and urban forest, it should take less than 10 minutes to complete. The results of this survey will be used to guide development of the Urban Forest Master Plan.

Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WilmingtonTrees

Come see us today at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek! We will be selling rain barrels at 40% below retail p...
05/28/2022

Come see us today at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek! We will be selling rain barrels at 40% below retail price until 1 pm. Our 50 Gallon Ivy Barrels are $85. For more information, visit: https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/.

Read about the USDA's new Urban Agriculture initiative, our upcoming stormwater program, and our new rain barrels in thi...
05/27/2022

Read about the USDA's new Urban Agriculture initiative, our upcoming stormwater program, and our new rain barrels in this month's E-Newsletter!

We will be selling rain barrels at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek Co-Op this Saturday! Pick up your barrel...
05/25/2022

We will be selling rain barrels at the Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek Co-Op this Saturday! Pick up your barrel for 40% below retail - $85 for a 50 gallon barrel - and help your home garden grow!

Cash or check only. For more information on the barrels: https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/

Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek Co-Op
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market
5329 Oleander Dr.
Wilmington NC 28403

Calling all dog owners: the City of Wilmington and Heal Our Waterways want to hear from you!
05/19/2022

Calling all dog owners: the City of Wilmington and Heal Our Waterways want to hear from you!

Do you have a dog and five minutes to spare? We'd love to hear from you! 🐶

Please help UNCW and Stormwater Services understand dog owner awareness, attitudes, and behaviors related to pet waste. This anonymous survey will be open through June 19th, which you can access using the QR code or the following link: https://tinyurl.com/petwaste2022.

Thank you for your time!!

We are proud to be a part of the Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition and of this year's award winners! A h...
05/04/2022
Stewardship Development Coalition presents awards | Coastal Review

We are proud to be a part of the Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition and of this year's award winners! A huge congratulations to our partners at the N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and Arboretum and Heal Our Waterways for being among the awardees.

https://coastalreview.org/2022/05/stewardship-development-coalition-presents-awards/#:~:text=The%20Lower%20Cape%20Fear%20Stewardship,of%20the%20region's%20natural%20resources.

The nonprofit Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition presented awards for projects in the region that demonstrated a unique approach to design and construction.

The "Stormwater Management & Flooding Prevention on Wetland Landscapes" workshop is next week! Learn more in this month'...
04/28/2022

The "Stormwater Management & Flooding Prevention on Wetland Landscapes" workshop is next week! Learn more in this month's E-Newsletter.

Our regularly scheduled monthly rain barrel sale has been postponed until May 12, 2022 due to increased demand and lack ...
04/14/2022

Our regularly scheduled monthly rain barrel sale has been postponed until May 12, 2022 due to increased demand and lack of supply. If interested in being added to our wait list - to be contacted with the barrels are back in stock - please email [email protected] or (910) 798 - 7137.

Due to supply issues, our monthly Rain Barrel Sale has been postponed until May 12! Read more about our rain barrel sale...
04/12/2022
Rain Barrel Sales - Soil & Water Conservation District - Soil & Water Conservation - North Carolina

Due to supply issues, our monthly Rain Barrel Sale has been postponed until May 12! Read more about our rain barrel sale program here:
https://soilwater.nhcgov.com/programs/rain-barrels/

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to construction, the monthly rain barrel sale has been moved to the New Hanover County Government Center’s South Entrance. Click here for a map and directions with ... Read More »

We are so proud to be a part of the Earth Day Alliance! Join us for the Wilmington Earth Day Festival at Long Leaf Park ...
04/12/2022

We are so proud to be a part of the Earth Day Alliance! Join us for the Wilmington Earth Day Festival at Long Leaf Park on April 23rd from 12-6 p.m.

Do you like the logo and theme for our event this year? We love it! Can't wait to see you and your families on April 23rd at Long Leaf Park 12-6 p.m.

Click below for March's E-Newsletter stories and updates!
03/29/2022

Click below for March's E-Newsletter stories and updates!

Click below for March's E-Newsletter stories and updates!
03/29/2022

Click below for March's E-Newsletter stories and updates!

Timeline photos
03/24/2022

Timeline photos

Local students competed in the Coastal Envirothon regional event, in partnership with New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District. Teams from Hoggard, Isaac Bear Early College, the Honors Guild & NHC 4-H will move on to the state event held in late April. Read more: https://bit.ly/3wEqluq

We partnered with Keep New Hanover Beautiful and friends yesterday to mark storm drains in the Howe Creek Watershed with...
03/22/2022

We partnered with Keep New Hanover Beautiful and friends yesterday to mark storm drains in the Howe Creek Watershed with “Drains Into a Waterway” plaques. Want to mark the drains in your neighborhood? We would be happy to work with you!

The cuteness abounds at the Canines for Clean Water tent at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater! We will be here until 3:00 - s...
03/19/2022

The cuteness abounds at the Canines for Clean Water tent at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater! We will be here until 3:00 - stop by, sign the pledge, and get your own goodie bag!

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230 Government Center Drive, Ste 100
Wilmington, NC
28403

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Telephone

(910) 798-7130

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