Barry Conservation District

Now Hiring!
The Barry Conservation District is now hiring two Invasive Species Seasonal Crew Members and one Invasive Crayfish Technician. All three positions are seasonal (May to August), 40 hours a week. See our jobs page for more information.

2020 Spring Tree and Habitat Sale
The Spring Tree and Habitat Sale is back for 2020 and the store is open now! You can order trees online here. Or you can print and mail in a paper 2020 Tree Sale Order Form.

Notice of Annual Meeting and Election of Director
To all Barry County residents, notice is hereby given that February 21st, 2020, from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, at 105 E State St, Hastings, the Barry Conservation District annual meeting and director’s election will be held.
The Agenda for the Annual Meeting is as follows:
5:15 – Registration/Open House with staff
5:30 – Call to Order (Election Open)
5:35 – Annual Report and Awards
6:15– Election Closed
6:15 – Public Comment, Directors Comments, Election Results
6:30 – Adjournment
As of the 7th day of January, 2020, being 45 days prior to the date of the annual meeting, absentee ballots will be available by writing or calling the Barry Conservation District Office, located at 1611 S. Hanover, Suite 105, Hastings, phone (269) 908-4135, during regular business hours of the District which are between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. All absentee ballots must be returned by 3:30 p.m. on the 20th day of February, 2020. Residents are individuals of legal age who can demonstrate residency in Barry County via one (1) piece of identification. Notice is also hereby given that in this election, one board seat, with a term of four (4) years, will be filled. Candidates eligible for election by the completion and filing of a nominating petition are as follows: Fred Flower.