Welcome to the Emmet Conservation
District Website, your gateway to natural resource management and source
for environmental information and assistance.
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 2013 and hope to do in 2014:
- 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 Cydney Steeb by calling (231) 439-8977 or email email@example.com.