SWCD Information Resources

Make an appointment to view our resources at (419) 893-1966 or by sending an email. Photocopies of most things are available for $0.25 each.

Types of SWCD Information Resources

  • Aerial photographs of Lucas County from the following years:
    • 1940
    • 1957
    • 1963
    • 1969
    • 1972
    • 1988-89
  • Soil Survey of Lucas County: This publication maps all soil types in the county and defines the potential uses and limitations for each soil type.
  • Flood plain maps: The Federal Emergency Management Agency publishes these maps to determine where potential flooding will likely occur during major storm events.
  • Topographical maps: USGS Quads and 2' contour township maps
  • Wetland maps: USFWS National Wetlands Inventory Quads
  • General Deep Aquifer Groundwater Level maps
  • Bedrock Topography Quads
  • Detailed ditch maps: Drainage maps for Most Townships
  • Loan Library of books, DVD's, educational curricula, and field guides