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
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Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District 50th Anniversary! (1964-2014)
Lucas SWCD was the last district formed in the State of Ohio. Please
join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration on October 28, 2014 at
Langley Hall in Maumee. Save the date, and look for more information in
our summer newsletter. Please contact our office to be added to the
e-mail or regular mailing list, or for more information at: 419-893-1966.
Nutrient 9-1-1: Save the Date!
Please mark your calendar for September 11, 2014 for "Nutrient 9-1-1", an agricultural nutrient management workshop at Blue Creek Conservation Area just south of Whitehouse, Ohio. Click here for a complete agenda and directions: Nutrient 911 Flyer. Click here for a list of in-field demonstrators: 911 Demonstrators. For information, please contact Dj Mears at 419-344-2371.
The schedule is as follows:
3:00-5:00 PM = In-field demonstrations and equipment
5:00-6:00 PM = Food available for purchase and time to network with others
6:00-8:00 PM = Speakers and presentations
2014 Rain Barrels & Composters
Gardening season is finally here, and its time to install rain barrels, composters and marking flags. Click on rain barrels & composters for more descriptions of these two offerings. We also offer marking flags in various colors for $2.00 per bundle of 25.
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.
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
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
For a listing of 2014 meeting dates of the Lucas SWCD Board of Supervisors, please click here