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Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Freedom Township Hall
11508 E Pleasant Lake Rd., Manchester, MI 48158
Attention Washtenaw County Farmers!
Having a hard time getting rid of those unused tires?
The Washtenaw County Conservation District (WCCD) is working in partnership with the Washtenaw County Solid Waste Division to host the Agricultural Tire Drop-off Event.
RSVP is required. Please call us at 734.302.8715 to reserve a time slot. Limit of 4 tires.
Contact MAEAP Technician Nick Machinski at
email@example.com or 734.302.8711 with any questions.
Webinar: "Winter Woody Plant Identification" with Martha Holzheuer
Tuesday, January 11th, 6-7:30pm. Zoom Webinar, registration will open soon.
Join us for a virtual talk led by Martha Holzheuer, a landscape ecologist and owner of Nature Niche LLC. The talk focus on winter identification of common invasive and native shrub species that can be managed over the winter months, followed by a Q&A session with special guest, JLW CISMA Coordinator, Dr. Shikha Singh.
Join us for the 74th WCCD Annual Meeting!
Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
Robin Hills Farm Event Center
20390 Stockbridge Chelsea Rd. (M-52), Chelsea, MI
The WCCD will be presenting conservation awards to farmers, landowners and residents for their ongoing commitment to applying conservation on the ground. Additionally, Director Election results will be announced and 2021 reports will be presented by the WCCD staff and partners. Dinner will be provided with vegetarian options will be available.
Tickets are required. Each ticket is $15 and they are available to purchase from the WCCD online store.
Congratulations to our 2021 School & Community Habitat Grant Awardees!
We're please to announce the awards for the inaugural WCCD School & Community Habitat Grant! We received seven completed applications and were able to award all applicants with plant materials and/or consultation support. Learn more about the organizations and their projects here!
Learn more or donate on our 2021 grant are on our School & Community Habitat Grant page.
The Washtenaw County Conservation District, in partnership with the Huron River Watershed Council & River Raisin Watershed Council, is hosting a shop-talk at Saline Township Hall, 5731 Braun Rd. Saline, MI 48176 at 10am.
Speaker Ron Doetch will be discussing his experience working with the farming community in Washtenaw County. He will be reviewing several trends in the industry as well as highlighting some of the changes that have taken place in his time here. Moreover, the talk will look at the importance of water and what can be done to use it more wisely. Finally, Ron will discuss the need to shift away from short term, season-to-season thinking and how producers might transition to a more long-term outlook that promotes conservation and profit. The event will run until 11:30am and refreshments will be provided.
Questions? Call 734.302.8715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
"Kiss The Ground" Film, Live Viewing
Friday, January 14th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Acorn Farmers Market & Cafe
455 W. Main St, Manchester, MI
We are partnering with Acorn Farmers Market & Cafe for a live showing of "Kiss the Ground" the movie narrated by Woody Harrelson. Released in September of 2020 on Netflix, this full-length documentary sheds light on a “new, old approach” to farming called regenerative agriculture, a practice with the extraordinary ability to balance our climate and feed the world.
Rain Barrels, Totes, & more
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 - email@example.com, 734.302.8710
Summer Roberts- Community Forester- firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.302.8716
Doug Reith - Resource Coordinator - email@example.com, 734.302.8713
Dru Mark-Wilson- Outreach Coordinator- firstname.lastname@example.org, 734-302-8715
Nick Machinski - MAEAP Technician - email@example.com, 734.302.8711
Erez Brandvain - Conservation Technician - firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.302.8714