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Welcome to Branch 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

UPDATE: Tree Sale (3/26/2020)

Tree Sale Pre-Order is closed. Thank you to everyone who ordered trees!

At this time, tree pick-up will happen as scheduled on April 24th. 

If there are any changes, all those who ordered trees will be contacted directly. There will be no tree sales on April 24, this was a pre-order only sale. Thank you again for supporting the Branch County Conservation District!

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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

April 14 (NOTE: Due to COVID19 this will be a teleconference meeting pursuant to Michigan  Executive Order 2020-15 which applies to the Open Meetings Act. For instructions on how to access the Zoom teleconference, including links and phone numbers follow this link: https://bit.ly/BCCDAprilBoardMeeting)

May 12

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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