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Chapter 1 - Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Partnership
Chapter 2 - Laws, Rules, Agreements and Rulings
Chapter 3 - Soil and Water Information Management System (SWIMS)
Chapter 4 - SWCD Board Governance and Operations
Chapter 5 - Financial Accountability
Chapter 6 - Employment and Management of Personnel
Chapter 7 - Guidelines for Conservation Works of Improvement
Chapter 8 - Ohio Agricultural Pollution Abatement Program
Chapter 9 - SWCD Education and Outreach Programs
Chapter 10 - Appendix: File Downloads
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This SWCD Administrative Handbook has been formulated and compiled by the staff of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Soil and Water Resources (DSWR).
The intended use and purpose of this Handbook is to provide guidance and information which will assist Ohio soil and water conservation district supervisors and their employees in carrying out day-to-day functions, activities and responsibilities.
The Handbook is designed to be maintained digitally by the staff of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil and Water Resources and will serve to facilitate ease of use, access and updating.
We encourage your suggestions for additions or changes to make this Handbook more functional and "User Friendly". If you should have any suggestions or comments please feel free to pass them on to your regional ODNR-DSWR Program Specialist.
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