Soil and Water Conservation
|130-A West Dudley Street
Maumee, OH 43537
Ph: (419) 893-1966
Ph: (800) 547-0272
Fx: (419) 893-3131
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Submit a question via e-mail:
2017 Tree Sale:
The Lucas SWCD annual Tree Sale is underway! Download the 2017 Tree Sale Order Form
, or for a paper copy call our office at 419-893-1966
to be put on the distribution list.
Latest Edition of Conservation News!:
The Spring 2017 Conservation News
is now available, including upcoming events and Lucas SWCD updates.
Lucas County Nutrient Management Day
The Lucas County Farm Bureau and the Lucas SWCD are teaming up to present a panel of experienced speakers on cropland nutrient management! OSU Professor John Fulton and local farmer Ron Snyder will present on management research and soil biology, while SWCD staff will share results from the 2016 SoilScan program. The event will be held at the BassPro in Rossford, Ohio on April 6th, and presentations will run from 10:30 to 1:30 with lunch included. RSVP to Lucas SWCD Agricultural Conservationist Dj Mears (419-344-2371) by March 30th to save your spot!
Milkweed for Monarchs!
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who collected milkweed pods for the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative during September & October. The Lucas SWCD office drop site alone collected over three pallets full of pods to be processed at the Lucas County Correctional Treatment facility for planting in ODOT right-of-ways. This is estimated to be over 1 million milkweed seeds! Also, congratulations to Clay High School Agriculture & Environmental Technologies students who won the Toledo Blade's School Contest by collecting 2,148 pods.
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.