Welcome to the Emmet Conservation
District Website, your gateway to natural resource management and source
for environmental information and assistance.
Order Deadline: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 (10am-1pm)
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 (9am-11am)
Location: Emmet County Fairgrounds
For more information, click here.
Download Tree Order Form
Native Plants Sale Order Form
For more information, download our 2015 Native Plant Sale Brochure.
The meeting was a huge success. Adam Bump gave a fantastic presentation on wolf management in Michigan. We held elections for new officers, and gave 5-Year Service awards to retiring Administrator Cydney Steeb and a long-time Board Member, John Casto.
We would like to thank and recognize the following businesses, organizations, and individuals that donated items for our hugely successful silent auction at the 2014 Annual Meeting:
- Bahnof Sports
- Bill's Farm Market
- Blissfest Music Organization
- Cydney Steeb
- Dirk Shorter
- Emmet County Parks and Recreation Department
- Fustini's Oils and Vinegars
- Jurek's Meats and Grocery
- Mim's Mediterranean Grill
- Mr. and Mrs. Kurburski
- Nancy Salar
- Roast & Toast
conservation district is a subdivision of state government. The
Michigan Department of Agriculture enforces the
rules for conservation districts. Conservation districts
focus on natural resource problems and solutions, and promote sustainable agriculture practices.
are 3000 conservation districts in the United States and, with
almost one in every county, conservation districts improve
the quality of life for every American. Conservation districts
help in the following ways:
- Provide local conservation leadership,
teach the value of natural resources and encourage conservation
- Promote farm conservation practices that
protect soil, water and related natural resources
- Protect groundwater resources and our lakes, rivers and streams
- Promote planting of trees and other land covers
to hold soil in place, clean the air, provide cover
and beautify neighborhoods
The Emmet Conservation District is operated similar to a nonprofit organization with initiatives and financial support coming from the local community. Your generous contributions will help to ensure the health and beauty of Emmet County's natural resources both for today and for future generations to come. If you are interested in supporting the District with a tax-deductible donation, please donwload and print the form, complete and send with payment to the District. Your donations are tax deductible under Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Make a Donation
- Friend - $10+
- Donor - $50+
- Patron - $100+
- Sponsor - $500+
- Benefactor - $1,000+
Thank You to Our Volunteers!
Thanks so much to our dedicated volunteers, without whose help we couldn’t have accomplished all we did in 2014 and hope to do in 2015:
- Pat Duffy, Dee Irwin, Terri Law, John Masson, Lorraine Lund, Ann Hendrick, Larry Hendrick, Jane Stone, Babette Stenuis Stoltz, Eileen Bur and Connie Schach.
If you enjoy being outdoors or getting involved in environmental projects and would like to volunteer your time helping the Conservation District, please contact Jackie Pilette by calling (231) 439-8977 or email email@example.com.