Van Buren Conservation District

Covid-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent uptick in cases in Michigan, the Van Buren Conservation District is primarily working from home. Email is the best way to reach us, as we are checking voicemails infrequently. Please visit the staff link to obtain the staff member's email address that is appropriate for your inquiry. We appreciate your understanding and patience as we do our part to keep our staff and the rest of the community safe!

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Landscape Least Wanted

The mission of the Van Buren Conservation District is to promote the conservation of natural resources. Board Meetings are open to the public, and are the third Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted, from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at the VBCD office.

Recent News

Notice of Meeting Relocation: January 2022

Notice of Regular Meeting Location Change To all residents and landowners of Van Buren County, notice is hereby given that the Van Buren Conservation District’s regularly scheduled January 26, 2022 board meeting has been relocated. The meeting will be held at Almena Township Hall, 27625 CR 375, Paw Paw, MI 49079 due to COVID-19 pandemic protocol.  The meeting agenda can be accessed here: January_26_2022_VBCD_Regular_Board_Meeting_Agenda. If you have any questions, please call 269-633-9054 or email deputy@vanburencd.org.  Emilly Hickmott, Deputy Administrator Van Buren Conservation District

Farming for the Future 2022 – Registration is Open

Farming for the Future is an annual educational event for local farmers and is a great opportunity to learn from agricultural specialists, educators, researchers, businesses, and other farmers. This year’s event is scheduled for March 8, 2022 at the Van Buren Conference Center from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. There is a chance that the event will switch to a virtual setting. Topics this year will include soil health, testing for soil health, farmer perspectives, and Tar Spot update. A MAEAP Phase 1 credit will

Events

Events in January 2022

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December 26, 2021 December 27, 2021 December 28, 2021 December 29, 2021 December 30, 2021 December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022
January 2, 2022 January 3, 2022 January 4, 2022 January 5, 2022 January 6, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 8, 2022
January 9, 2022 January 10, 2022 January 11, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 13, 2022 January 14, 2022 January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022 January 17, 2022(1 event)

All day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18, 2022 January 19, 2022 January 20, 2022 January 21, 2022 January 22, 2022
January 23, 2022 January 24, 2022 January 25, 2022 January 26, 2022(1 event)

10:00 am: VBCD Regular Board Meeting

January 27, 2022 January 28, 2022 January 29, 2022
January 30, 2022 January 31, 2022 February 1, 2022 February 2, 2022 February 3, 2022 February 4, 2022 February 5, 2022
  • All day, January 17, 2022 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • 10:00 am 12:00 pm, January 26, 2022 – VBCD Regular Board Meeting
  • 11:30 am 1:30 pm, February 10, 2022 – SWxSW Corner CISMA Annual Meeting
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