Soil and Water Conservation

Milkweed for Monarchs:

 THANK YOU to everyone who made this year's milkweed pod collection an incredible success, harvesting over 200 gallons 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.

Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting Dates:

The following are the approved 2017 dates. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM at the Lucas SWCD Office, with the exceptions of January 24th beginning at 10:00 AM, and August 22 beginning at 5:00 PM at Blue Creek Conservation Area:
January 24, February 21 (*changed to Special Meeting on February 22 at 2:00 PM during 1/24/17 Board meeting due to scheduling conflict), March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 28, December 19.

Milkweed for Monarchs:

Dried brown/gray pods can be dropped off outside the Lucas SWCD office in a designated bin starting September 1st and running through October 31st.

MIlkweed Pods