Soil and Water Conservation

New Website & Online Ordering Option!

The Lucas SWCD is trying out a new website platform and we would love for you to visit it and let us know what you think! This website also allows online ordering (for a small fee) for our Tree, Cover Crop, and Fish Sales. Check it out at: for general information, and look under the Spring Sales menu for online ordering!

Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting Dates

Lucas SWCD board meetings for 2018 will be held at the district office, 130-A W Dudley St, Maumee, Ohio, at 9 AM on the 4th Tuesday of each month with the exceptions of the August meeting, which will be held on August 28 at 5 PM at Blue Creek Conservation Area, 7700 Schadel Rd, Whitehouse, Ohio, and December 18 for holiday scheduling. January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27, December 18.

Accepting Bid Proposals for Surplus Equipment

Sealed bids will be received at the Lucas SWCD office until 9:00 AM on December 18, 2018 for the purchase of surplus equipment -- a Stigers 16-foot trailer. At said time and place, all bid proposals will be opened publicly and read aloud. The Bid Proposal form can be downloaded here. The Notice to Bidders can be downloaded here. Contact the Lucas SWCD office with questions. Visit our main website to see a picture of the trailer. 

Latest Edition of Conservation News Available Online!

The Fall 2018 newsletter is now online and available for download! You will find information on our Fall Fish Sale, Annual Meeting and Election, other upcoming events, and Lucas SWCD updates!

*** Please Note: The Online Ordering option is now open! Please go to and click on the "Fall Sales" menu to place your tree, cover crop, or fish order with a credit card online! 

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.