Upcoming Habitat Workshops Planned Around Southern Michigan

Over the next couple months, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, Pheasants Forever, Quality Deer Management Association, local Conservation Districts, USDA Farm Services Agency, the DNR, and many other partners are coming together to promote pheasant cooperatives and general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up around Southern Michigan. January 2016 marks the 5th year of the Michigan Pheasant […]

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING The Barry Conservation District Board of Directors has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 6pm at the Barry Conservation District Office, located at 1611 S Hanover St, Suite 105, Hastings, MI to discuss hiring a Forestry Assistance Program forester. The public is welcome to attend.

Exotic Insect Found Infesting Hemlock Trees in Ottawa County (MDARD Press Release)

Confirmed in three locations in Park Township For immediate Release: August 13, 2015 Media contact: Jennifer Holton, 517-284-5724 Program contact: 800-292-3939 LANSING – Today, Ottawa County residents have an alert arborist to thank for the discovery of hemlock woolly adelgid, which triggered response efforts by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to help […]