Who We are

Barry Conservation District is a local unit of state government established in 1944 by Agricultural Agent Harold J Foster in Barry County.  We provide information and technichal assistance to private landowners and local units of government to help them better understand, plan, manage, protect, and utilize our natural resources for current and future generations of Barry County. We are an entity of state government and currently hold two grants, MEAP and FAP) from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.