Now accepting tree removal bids- Deadline extended to December 4th!

Barry Conservation District is now accepting bids for tree removal services on 8.5 acres of evergreen plantations (scotch pine, Austrian pine, blue spruce, etc) and associated hardwoods in Rutland Twp. The work includes brush removal, stump grinding, chipping and hauling away the large tree material, and final site grading. In short, the site must be left in a condition that is able to be planted with a no-till drill. Work must be completed by early March 2018.

Please see the bid package documents below for more information and to submit a bid. Contact Sarah Nelson at sarah.nelson@macd.org or 269.908.4135 with any questions.

Modified Request for Bids, Tree Removal Services

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Now accepting tree removal bids- Deadline extended to December 4th!

Now accepting bids- native seed mixes

Barry Conservation District is now accepting bids to supply native seeds for a Wildlife Habitat Grant project. Bids are due by Friday, November 10th at 4:00pm. Bids should be submitted to Executive Director Sarah Nelson via email at sarah.nelson@macd.org.

Please see the bid package documents below for more information and to submit a bid. Contact Sarah Nelson at sarah.nelson@macd.org or 269.908.4135 with any questions.

RFB Seeds

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Now accepting bids- native seed mixes

Now accepting bids- tree removal services- due October 31st.

Barry Conservation District is now accepting bids for tree removal services on 8.5 acres of scotch pine plantation and associated hardwoods in Rutland Twp.

Please see the bid package documents below for more information and to submit a bid. Contact Sarah Nelson at sarah.nelson@macd.org or 269.908.4135 with any questions.

Request For Bids Tree Removal Services
Tree Removal Map

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Now accepting bids- tree removal services- due October 31st.

Now accepting bids – due October 31st!

Barry Conservation District is now accepting bids for three habitat-related contracts featuring different types of habitat work to be completed over the next two years. The first request is for a total of 52.8 acres of invasive species control work; the second contract is for a total of 108.6 acres of prescribed burns; and the third contract (“Habitat Work Bid Package”) is for a total of 62.3 acres of native seedings, native shrub and tree bare root seedling planting, and mowing an 8 acre parcel throughout the growing season. Please see the bid package documents below for more information and to submit a bid. Contact Sarah Nelson at sarah.nelson@macd.org or 269.908.4135 with any questions.

Invasive Species Control Bid Package and Barry Habitat Work Maps

Prescribed Burns Bid Package and Barry Habitat Work Maps

Habitat Work Bid Package and Barry Habitat Work Maps

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Now accepting bids – due October 31st!

Now hiring! Watershed Coordinator

The Barry Conservation District is now hiring a full-time Watershed Coordinator for agricultural watershed management implementation. The position requires a minimum of a two-year degree in a natural resource, environmental, or agricultural field and at least three years’ professional experience working in a similar field.

Email .pdf versions of a one-page letter of interest and one-page resume by October 15th, 2017 to:

Sarah Nelson, Executive Director
Barry Conservation District
sarah.nelson@macd.org
269.908.4135

The letter of interest should address the applicant’s qualifications and ability to fulfill the duties of this job specifically. Electronic submissions only. References will be required at the time of interview. See position description below for more details.

Compensation: $55,000-$60,000 plus some benefits, including a bonus upon completion of the full project. Compensation package will be determined based on qualifications.

Watershed Coordinator Position Description

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Now hiring! Watershed Coordinator

Public Notice- FY 2018 Budget

The proposed budget of the Barry Conservation District for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2017 will be presented to the District Board for final approval at its regular meeting to be held at 6:00 p.m. on September 26, 2017 in the Barry 911 Dispatch Center Conference Room, 2600 Nashville Rd, Hastings, MI 49058. The Public is invited to comment on the proposed budget at this time. Copies of the proposed budget are available for review at the District office located at 1611 S Hanover St., Suite 105, Hastings, MI 49058.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Public Notice- FY 2018 Budget

Special Meeting

NOTICE OF SPECIALMEETING

 The Barry Conservation District Board of Directors has scheduled a special meeting for

 Wednesday, August 2, 2017

06:00 P.M.

At the Barry County Emergency Dispatch Center Conference Room

Located at 2600 Nashville Rd, Hastings, MI

 To discuss current grant proposal progression and other district activities.

 The public is welcome to attend.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Special Meeting

Spring Tree Sale Orders Pick Up

We had a great tree sale this weekend at Charlton Park! If you ordered trees and did not pick them up please do so this week at our office, 1611 S Hanover St, suite 105, Hastings. Thanks!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring Tree Sale Orders Pick Up

Meeting Cancellation Notice

MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE

Please note that the regular meeting scheduled for the Barry Conservation District Board on April 25th, 2017 has been cancelled. The next regular meeting will take place May 23, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Barry 911 Dispatch Center, 2600 Nashville Rd, Hastings MI 49058.

April 23 meeting cancellation bcd

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Meeting Cancellation Notice

Spring Tree Sale

It’s that time again!

Our online store is up and running: https://squareup.com/store/bcd

The order form can also be downloaded here, printed, and mailed with payment to 1611 S Hanover St, Suite 105 Hastings MI 49058.

Pick up will be on April 21st and 22nd at Charlton Park. We have limited quantities of each species, so don’t delay, get your order in today!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring Tree Sale