Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District 

130 West Main Street * St. Clairsville, OH 43950 

Phone 740-526-0027 * Fax 740-526-0032

Mission Statement: To educate and assist present and future landowners in the wise use of our soil and water resources.



Belmont Soil & Water Conservation District works with landowners to provide technical assistance with timber management and logging jobs. Our Forestry/Wildlife Specialist also does logging site investigations.

The Wildlife/Forestry Specialist provides the following technical services to Belmont County landowners:

  • Timber Management Planning & Recommendations
  • Forest Management Plan 
  • Operation and Management Plans
  • Conducts the Big Tree Contest
  • Logging Site Investigations
  • Conducts CAUV Checks 
  • Forestry Related Educational Programs 

Questions about forest services?
Contact Liza Butler at the Belmont SWCD office
email: butlerswcd@att.net        phone: (740) 526-0027


Do you think you have a big tree on your property?
Enter to win in the Big Tree Contest!
Entries must be submitted by September 9th.
Click the link for more information.

Big Tree Contest Information

Big Tree Contest Nomination Form

Forestry Downloads

Timber Harvest Form

Forestry Links

ODNR Division of Forestry

Ohio Forestry Association

USDA Forest Service

OSU Extension Belmont County

Society of American Foresters

Click on the links below to learn more about Belmont SWCD!

Agriculture Education Forestry Urban Wildlife Captina Creek