Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District 

130 West Main Street * St. Clairsville, OH 43950 

Phone 740-526-0027

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


Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District, offers a variety of education workshops and informational presentations to youth and adult audiences throughout the year. The District also provides educational information and presentations on a day-to-day basis and employees are available for special presentations. Educational items are available to loan out to teachers or groups within Belmont County.

Rainwater Simulator (Pictured Right)

$25.00 per week rental (in county), $50.00 per week (out of county)

 For more information on any of these programs contact Belmont SWCD at or 740.526.0027


Youth Educational Programs

  • Youth Archery
  • Youth Fishing
  • Belmont County Fair Field Day
  • Area III and Canon Envirothon
  • 2nd Grade Field Trip
  • 4-H Camp
  • Hoot and Hollow
  • Conservation Field Days  
  • Library Programs
  • School Programs

Adult Education Programs

  • Timber Harvest and Management Workshop
  • Pond Clinic
  • Grazing Meeting
  • Livestock Predator Meeting 
  • The Belmont County Rubberneck Tour
  • Invasive Species Workshop 
  • River Sweep

Educational Items Available on a loan basis

  • Watershed, Non-Point Source, Stormwater Pollution and Prevention Enviroscape Model
  • Drinking Water Sources, Uses and Waste Water Treatment Enviroscape Model 
  • Groundwater Model
  • Stream Quality Monitoring Equipment
  • Habitats for Learning
  • Project Learning Tree & Related Materials
  • Forest Fire Education Box
  • Windows in the Wild
  • Lessons in Economics
  • Water Activities-Teach Environmental Responsibility
  • A Child's Place in the Environment
  • Biodiversity Basics
  • Water Cycle Box
  • When Is a Cookie not a Cookie?
  • Frances the Fish

Educational Links


Educational Forestry Information

Stewardship Week

Backyard Conservation

USDA Educational Resources

Educational Items & Descriptions

Item Descriptions

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

Agriculture Education Forestry Urban Wildlife Captina Creek