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Fall Tree & Native Plant Sale
Order Pick-up: Friday, September 30th, 2022 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds (5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103)
Sales require pre-order and will include a selection of six conifer trees, 26 native potted plants, and four native plant garden kits.
Online pre-sales end: Sunday, September 18th
Paper order forms are available by request and at the WCCD office: 705 N. Zeeb Rd., #201, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.
Paper form deadline: September 9th
Sunday, October 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 pm at
Ypsilanti District Library, 5577 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti, MI
Are you willing to share extra native plants from your yard? Or are you looking for a few native plants to add? Please join us for a native plant swap on October 16th, 2022 at the Ypsilanti District Library! All gardeners are welcome to come to this potluck style event whether or not you bring a plant to "pass". If you bring plants to share, please label them. Please bring gloves and a trowel if you would like to help weed and install extra plants along the edges of the detention basin and/or pollinator garden at the Ypsilanti District Library.
Coffee & Conservation
Thursday, September 15th, 2022 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Washtenaw County Conservation District (705 N Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103)
Join us for a cup of joe and good conversation. This is an opportunity for Washtenaw County farmers to sit down with us and talk about land use, loss of farmland, development, and land access. There are multiple dates to choose from throughout the year, but please sign-up here so we can keep you informed.
Thursday, September 8th, 2022 from 8:00 am to 11:30 am at Brines Farm (6384 Walsh Rd., Whitmore Lake, MI 48189)
Join us to learn about regenerative agriculture techniques. In particular, we will discuss the benefits of keyline water management to conserve water and build topsoil as well as alley cropping – where rows of trees and/or shrubs are planted to create alleys within which agricultural crops can be produced. Plus, discover the potential for grazing cattle between the alleys as well as the benefits that cattle and other grazers can have on pasture health. Registration required.
Question? Please contact Paul Buzzard, MAEAP Technician, by emailing him at email@example.com, or call 734.302.8715.
For more information about the MAEAP, Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program, click here.
In 2021, the WCCD sold 148 rain barrels and 18 totes for water catchment! All together, that is potentially 13,090 gallons of rainwater diverted for each heavy rain!
Would you like to join the others who are capturing this resource and helping to protect our drain ways & waterbodies from runoff? Click the button below to browse the store.
Washtenaw County Conservation District is pleased to announce the Farmer Cost-Share Program!
Possible projects covered by Cost-Share:
For more information, click the "Learn More" button below.
To assist residents and landowners with the conservation, management, and wise use of natural resources of Washtenaw County.
What We Do
We assist Washtenaw County residents through countywide resource assessments, conservation resource distributions, conservation education, and one-on-one technical assistance.
The Washtenaw County Conservation District is a local government agency. Serving Washtenaw County, office located in
Ann Arbor, MI.
705 N. Zeeb Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-1560
Megan DeLeeuw - Executive Director - firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.302.8710
Summer Roberts- Community Forester- email@example.com, 734.302.8716
Doug Reith - Resource Coordinator - firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.302.8713
Dru Mark-Wilson- Outreach Coordinator- email@example.com, 734.302.8715
Nick Machinski - Conservation Specialist - firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.302.8711
Erez Brandvain - Conservation Technician - email@example.com, 734.302.8714
Paul Buzzard - Conservation Technician - firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.302.8715
Deborah Shad - Administrative Assistant - email@example.com, 734.302.8715