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Welcome to Branch Conservation District

UPDATE: Tree Sale (4/16/2020)

Tree Distribution will now be held on May 8th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Branch County Conservation District Office (387 N Willowbrook Rd, Coldwater).
 
On May 8th, you can pick up your trees, using a drive-thru style system in the parking lot of our office. We will be following all safety guidelines. 
 
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an alternate way or alternate time to get your trees, please email jordan.beehler@macd.org
 
If there are any further changes in tree distribution, clients will be contacted again directly. 
 
Thank you for your flexibility and your support of the Branch County Conservation District!
 

UPDATE: COVID19 and District Operations (3/26/2020)

– Employees are teleworking

– Our office door is locked. Field and office appointments can be made if absolutely necessary but we please ask for you to wait until restrictions are lifted

Please feel free to contact our staff through email or by messaging on Facebook with all your natural resource questions! We will periodically be checking our office phones for messages. Below are staff emails:

District Manager, Jordan: jordan.beehler@macd.org
MAEAP, Mike: michael.censke@mi.nacdnet.net
Farm Bill Biologist, Lyndsay: lyndsay.morrison@mi.nacdnet.net
CTAI Conservationist, Jared: jared.harmon@mi.nacdnet.net

 

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Conservation Districts continually scan the needs of their local communities, work with other conservation-minded partners to set local priorities, and develop action plans to solve natural resources problems. The delivery of these efforts by Conservation Districts allows citizens to manage their private lands for a cleaner, healthier Michigan.

The Branch County Conservation District is governed by a locally elected, five-member Board of Directors. The Directors make decisions regarding the District’s programs and activities and hire qualified staff. The staff provides information, technical assistance, workshops, public education, cost-share opportunities, as well as affordable trees/shrubs to enhance wildlife and reforestation.

Since it was organized in 1948, the Branch County Conservation District has provided for the care, use, and conservation of our county’s natural resources by creating an awareness of conservation issues and by being the leader in providing innovative assistance. Wildlife habitat development, reforestation projects, surface and groundwater protection and environmental education are all a part of our effort to ensure that landowners preserve their piece of Michigan for their children and future generations.

2020 Board Meeting Dates

May 12 (NOTE: Due to COVID19 this will be a teleconference meeting pursuant to Michigan  Executive Order 2020-48 which applies to the Open Meetings Act. Meeting details will be posted here.)

June 9

July 14

August 4

September 8 

October 13

November 10

December 8

All meetings take place at the Branch County Conservation District Office at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted. BCCD Board Meetings are open to the public.

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