Berrien Conservation District

Berrien County Conservation District

The deadline for pre-ordering 2015 Spring Tree & Shrubs has passed.  Please visit us during our order pick-up/sale days April 17 in the afternoon from 3 to 8 pm and April 18 in the morning from 9am to noon at the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds, 9122 Old US 31, Berrien Springs, Mi. We will be selling many of the species offered during pre-order time. In addition, rain barrels, tumbling composters, books, marking flags,  and other items will be offered for sale.

To see what species are offered see the drop down list under the "tree sale" tab above.  Several species are sold out at this time- Black Walnut, Tulip Poplar, Common Lilac, & Mapleleaf Viburnum are all sold out but we still have a large variety--25 different species!     Most of the seedlings will range from 12 to 18 inches; the fruit tree seedlings are 3 feet to 6 feet tall.

 
Are you looking for a Volunteer Opportunity? More hands are needed to help count and wrap seedlings into bundles and do some other tasks in preparation for our Tree and Shrub Fundraiser.  Help is needed on Wednesday, April 15 from 11am to 3pm, Thursday,April 16 from 8am to 3pm, and Friday, April 17 from 8am to 2:30 pm.  Pick your hours!  All activities are at the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds in the building next to the main office. Email nancy.carpenter@macd.org for more information or to volunteer.

The May Board Meeting will be held at 12:00 noon on May 11th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us at:

3334 Edgewod Road, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103 

269-471-9111  ext. 3

email: nancy.carpenter@mi.nacdnet.net

We are housed in the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Office in the USDA Service Center Building.  Our Office hours are from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday:

Mission Statement

The Berrien Conservation District's mission is to promote the protection and improvement of Berrien County's natural resources through partnerships, education, reforestation, ground and surface water protection, and soil erosion control measures.