Bottle Cap Recycling Project Nearing End!

We’ve almost reached our goal for collecting bottle caps that will be made into benches or a picnic table! We’re so thankful to Paulette’s Potting Shed and Druskovich Farms for their efforts to make this happen. You can still get in on the project by collecting, cleaning, and drying bottle caps through the end of June.

June 30, 2022 is the last day we will be accepting bottle caps at the VBCD office and Paulette’s Potting Shed. Please ensure that all bottle caps are clean and that they fit the collection criteria, which you can see here:


Backyard Symposium Coming Soon

The Van Buren Conservation District is excited to announce that we are hosting a virtual Backyard Symposium the week of March 22! The series is called “Building a Better Backyard: Bringing Your Yard to Life.”
Each day (Monday through Friday) at 2:00 PM, one of our engaging speakers will cover a topic that will help you further transform your yard into a haven with the environment in mind. Topics include: native replacements for ornamental invasive species, backyard gardening…

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