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130-A West Dudley
Maumee, OH  43537

Ph: (419) 893-1966
Ph: (419) 79-GREEN
Fx: (419) 893-3131
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Position Openings - Office Secretary/Receptionist & Natural Resources Intern:
The Lucas SWCD is currently posting for an Office Secretary/Receptionist a Natural Resources Intern. For information about the Office Secretary/Receptionist (OSR), please click the following links: OSR Job Posting, OSR Job Description, OSR Application. For the Natural Resources Intern, please click the following links: Intern Posting, Intern Application.

Special Event - April 29, 2015: Oklahoma Survivor Tree
Nationally-know speaker, Mark Bays, Urban Forestry Coordinator, Oklahoma Forestry Service, tells the story of the Survivor Tree - a story of human resilience, recovery, and the healing of a community. The story of an American Elm in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City damaged by the Oklahoma City Bombing, the people that saved it, and the healing of a community. For event details, click here Oklahoma Survivor Tree.

2015 Tree Sale:
Deadline for ordering has passed - thank you to all who placed an order! Pick up dates are Thursday, April 16 & Friday, April 17 at the location marked on your form (West = Lucas SWCD Office in Maumee, East = Oregon Clay H
igh School). A very limited number of trees will be available for sale at our Backyard Conservation Open House on Friday, May 1st. Click here for details: Backyard Conservation Open House 2015

2015 Spring Fish Sale Order Forms:
The Lucas SWCD Spring 2015 Fish Sale
is on! Deadline for ordering is May 12th, and fish pick up will be on May 19th. Click here for the 2015 Spring Fish Sale order form. For more information please call our office at 419-893-1966.

Think Spring - Rain Barrels, Composters, Bird Houses & more!
While gardening season is over for 2014, rain barrels, composters, bird/bat/butterfly houses, marking flags and more make great holiday gifts for the gardener in your life. Click on rain barrels & composters for more descriptions of these two offerings. Click here for a list of LSWCD Items for Sale.

2015 Cover Crop Sale:
The Lucas SWCD has expanded its offerings to include Cover Crop seeds. These varieties are used to hold and enrich soils in planting beds before or after the main crops. Three mixes are available: Beneficials Mix for attracting beneficial insects, Raised Bed Mix, and Fall Cover Mix. Click on cover crop brochure for descriptions and order form.

Save the Date - Backyard Conservation Open House May 1, 2015:
The District will be hosting its 3rd Annual Backyard Conservation Open House day on Friday, May 1st. The office will be open with displays, refreshments and staff available to answer your questions. There will be native perennials and trees for sale, as well as bird/bat/butterfly houses, rain barrels, composters and more. Click here for a flyer: Backyard Conservation Day 2015.

Latest Issue of Conservation News:
click here for the latest issue of the Lucas SWCD newsletter, Conservation News. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact our office at 419-893-1966 or click here: submit request on-line

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.

Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District 50th Anniversary (1964-2014) - Thank you to all who attended our celebration!

The Lucas SWCD was the last Soil & Water Conservation District formed in the State of Ohio. Our 50th Anniversary Celebration was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Langley Hall in the Historic Commercial Building at 301 River Road in Maumee. The evening began with registration and voting for two Lucas SWCD Board Supervisors. Election Results: Becky Lumbrezer-Box and Alvin Johnson were both re-elected to three years terms to begin on January 1, 2015. A buffet dinner was served, followed by District Highlights for 2014, awards, and lots of door prizes (thank you donors!). Our guest speaker was Rick Sowash (pictured below), an honored author, musician and composer from Cincinnati, Ohio. He presented tales from his best-selling book "Heroes of Ohio - 23 True Tales of Character and Courage".

Next Issue of Conservation News:
Please check back here soon for the next issue of the Lucas SWCD newsletter, Conservation News. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact our office at 419-893-1966 or click here: submit request on-line

Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting Dates:
For a listing of 2015 meeting dates of the Lucas SWCD Board of Supervisors, please click here.