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!

Recycling Blog

Clean Sweep 2021

Michigan Clean Sweep is a free, safe disposal option for unwanted agriculture pesticides. The Clean Sweep Pesticide collections for the Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren

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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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Calling All Campgrounds: Resource Round Table this Month!

Join us at either 10am or 2pm on Monday, March 29th, for a quick 1 hour round table webinar to learn more about programs available to help Campground owners and mangers in Southwest Michigan! Including grant funded opportunities, forestry management, free firewood materials for campers, and RRV dump info, this session brings together professionals from the Southwest Michigan…

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Reduce: You Can Do It in 2019!

Did you have any New Year’s resolutions related to sustainable living this year? It’s easy to understand why many people don’t make sustainable living resolutions

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