Soil and Water Conservation

Free and Open to the public:

Dr. Kevin Czajkowski will be speaking at the Lake Erie Center Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

The Topic: "Hot Spot Analysis of Agricultural Practices for Swan Creek"
When: 7-8 P.M.
Address: 6200 Bayshore Road, Oregon, Ohio

Click Here for more details!


Notice to Bidders:


Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Board of Supervisors, Lucas SWCD, 130 West Dudley Street Ste. A, Maumee, Ohio 43537 until nine o’clock (9:00) AM, EST, on Tuesday, January 23rd 2018, for furnishing all labor and equipment necessary for 2018 Farm Custom Rates.

See hyperlinks for details:

2018 Instructions to Bidders
Notice to Bidders
Farm Bid Specifications
Farm Bid Sheet

Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting Dates:

Lucas SWCD board meetings for 2018 will be held at the district office, 130A W Dudley St, Maumee, Ohio, at 9 AM on the 4th Tuesday of each month with the exceptions of the August meeting, which will be held on August 28 at 5 PM at Blue Creek Conservation Area, 7700 Schadel Rd, Whitehouse, Ohio, and December 18 for holiday scheduling. January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27, December 18.

Milkweed for Monarchs:

 THANK YOU to everyone who made this year's milkweed pod collection an incredible success, harvesting over 200 galons of pods to restore monarch habitat statewide!

Latest Edition of Conservation News!

  The Fall 2017 newsletter is now available, including upcoming events and Lucas SWCD updates:  Conservation News

Rain Barrels, Composters, Birdhouses & more!

To enhance your yard and garden, the Lucas SWCD offers rain barrels, composters, bird/bat/butterfly houses, marking flags and more. These also make great gifts for the gardener in your life.
Descriptions of Rain Barrels & Composters
List of LSWCD Items for Sale

Animal Waste Compost Facility:

The Blue Creek Compost Facility is open and accepting vegetarian animal waste: horse, chicken, rabbit manure, etc. by appointments focusing on Wednesday. Call 419-893-1966 for an appointment or more information. Cost to dump is $5 per cubic yard. A level pick up truck bed is two cubic yards.