Soil and Water Conservation
|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
2014 Tree & Shrub Seedling Sale, Ran Barrels & Composters
It's time to order tree & shrub seedlings, native prairie seed mixes, rain barrels, composters and marking flags. Click on tree brochure to download the descriptions and order form. Click on rain barrels & composters for more descriptions of these two offerings.
New! 2014 Cover Crop Sale
The Lucas SWCD is expanding its offerings this year 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.
2014 Spring Fish Sale - New!
The Lucas SWCD is pleased to offer a Spring Fish Sale in addition to our annual Fall Fish Sale. We will again be taking orders for fingerling-sized fish for stocking ponds, as well as the larger White Amur Grass Carp for weed control. Click on fish brochure to download the descriptions and order form.
Winter 2014 Conservation News
The Winter 2014 edition of the Conservation Newsletter
is ready to view!
Save the Date: Backyard Conservation Day - May 2, 2014
Please join us for an open house event at the Lucas SWCD office in Maumee. Staff will be available to answer your questions, displays and information, and items for sale including native plants, raised beds, bird & bat house, and more! Click on Backyard Conservation Day for details.
Woodland & Wildlife Family Festival - May 17, 2014
Bring the whole family for this annual fun outdoor event! This year's location is the Wood County Historical Museum in Bowling Green. Lots of good natural resources information, displays, experts on hand to answer your questions, kids activities & crafts, food and more. Click here for the event flyer Woodland Festival 2014
Kids Outdoor Science Camp
“Whodunnit?" - June 4 - June 7, 2014
NW Ohio Soil & Water Conservation Districts & OSU Extension sponsor Kids’ Science Camp each year at 4-H Camp Palmer in Fayette, OH (Fulton County). Campers ages 9-14 years old experience nature while having fun and learning about the environment. The camp includes campfires, teambuilding, a high ropes course, swimming, hiking, crafts and lots of hands-on, educational activities. This year’s theme focuses on science mysteries. Lucas SWCD offers discounts to residents of Lucas County. For more information and an application, please call 419-893-1966. Click here for a registration form: Kids Outdoor Science Camp
Animal Waste Compost Facility
The Blue Creek Compost is open and accepting vegetarian animal waste ie - horse, chicken, rabbit manure 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.