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 fourth Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. The meetings start at 10:00 AM at the VBCD office (1035 E Michigan Ave., Paw Paw, MI 49079), unless otherwise noted.

Recent News

Palisades Nuclear Economic Recovery Initiative – Public Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  John Egelhaaf, Executive Director of SWMPC at (269) 925-1137 April 27, 2022   Palisades Nuclear Economic Recovery Initiative – Public Survey The public is invited to engage in the work of the Palisades Economic Recovery Initiative.  The first analysis phase of the work is at an important stage where public review and input can be particularly valuable.  To simplify engagement, a survey has been developed.  To participate in the survey please visit www.vanburencountymi.gov/740/Stay-Connected. The Palisades Economic Recovery Initiative is comprised of federal,

Notice of Meeting Relocation: February 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 February 23, 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 draft agenda can be accessed here: February_23_2022_VBCD_Regular_Board_Meeting_Agenda. If you have any questions, please call 269-633-9054 or email deputy@vanburencd.org. 

Volunteer Appreciation Night

The Van Buren Conservation District is excited to announce that we have a Volunteer Appreciation Night planned once again! It has been a while since we’ve been able to get together, so we are looking forward to meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 5:30 PM at Walt & Marie’s Country Market & Cafe. Whether you’ve volunteered with us before, or you’re looking for future volunteer opportunities, please join us for a boxed meal, a brief presentation, and mingling. So, mark your calendars and plan

Notice of 2022 Regular Meeting Schedule for the Van Buren Conservation District

To all residents and landowners of Van Buren County, notice is hereby given that the Van Buren Conservation District’s regularly scheduled meetings for the 2022 calendar year will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM at the Van Buren Conservation District office (1035 E Michigan Ave., Paw Paw, MI 49079) unless otherwise noted.  Up to date meeting information and agendas can be found prior to the meetings at https://vanburencd.org/news/. If you have any questions, please call 269-633-9054 or email deputy@vanburencd.org. 

Events

Events in June 2022

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May 29, 2022 May 30, 2022(1 event)

All day: Memorial Day

May 31, 2022 June 1, 2022 June 2, 2022 June 3, 2022 June 4, 2022
June 5, 2022 June 6, 2022 June 7, 2022 June 8, 2022 June 9, 2022 June 10, 2022 June 11, 2022(1 event)

9:00 am: Recycle Roundup Collection: Paw Paw

June 12, 2022 June 13, 2022 June 14, 2022 June 15, 2022 June 16, 2022 June 17, 2022 June 18, 2022
June 19, 2022 June 20, 2022(1 event)

All day: Juneteenth (Observed)

June 21, 2022 June 22, 2022(1 event)

10:00 am: VBCD June 22, 2022 Regular Board Meeting

June 23, 2022(1 event)

10:30 am: Hike with a Naturalist

June 24, 2022 June 25, 2022
June 26, 2022 June 27, 2022 June 28, 2022 June 29, 2022 June 30, 2022 July 1, 2022 July 2, 2022
  • 3:00 pm 7:00 pm, May 12, 2022 – Passenger & Semi Tire and Electronics Collection: Almena
  • 10:00 am 12:00 pm, May 25, 2022 – VBCD May 25, 2022 Regular Board Meeting
  • 10:00 am 11:00 am, May 27, 2022 – VBCD Board Director Nominating Petition(s) Due
  • All day, May 30, 2022 – Memorial Day
  • 9:00 am 2:00 pm, June 11, 2022 – Recycle Roundup Collection: Paw Paw
  • All day, June 20, 2022 – Juneteenth (Observed)
  • 10:00 am 12:00 pm, June 22, 2022 – VBCD June 22, 2022 Regular Board Meeting
  • 10:30 am 12:30 pm, June 23, 2022 – Hike with a Naturalist
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