Eyes on the Forest Workshop

We Need Your Eyes on the Forest! Attend this FREE two hour presentation to learn about different forest pests found in Osceola, Lake and Mecosta Counties. Join us on Tuesday, February 28th, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, at the Reed City Depot (200 N. Chestnut) to learn about destructive forests pests, what to look for and where […]

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Posted on February 14th, 2017 By

News Release: Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Two Mecosta County Deer

January 2017 – Two female deer from a deer farm in Mecosta County have confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting Disease, the Department of Agriculture and Rural development said Friday. Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. The Mecosta deer mark the second time the disease […]

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Posted on January 30th, 2017 By

Aquatic Invasive Species Presentation

An Aquatic Invasive Species Presentation will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016, from 10 am to 12 noon, at the Paris Park Fish Hatchery, Paris, MI. You will learn about identification, treatment, stopping the spread, along with a boat washing demonstration. This event is free and open to the public.    

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Posted on August 26th, 2016 By

Fall Tree Identification & Forestry Bus Tour

The Mecosta & Montcalm Conservation Districts are hosting a Fall Tree Identification & Forestry Bus Tour on Friday, September 23, 2016, from 9 am to 3 pm. The bus will leave from Chippewa Hills High School in Remus at 9 am. The bus tour will make stops in Remus, Entrican and Lakeview. Topics will include: Michigan Agriculture Environmental […]

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Posted on August 26th, 2016 By

Protecting Your Shoreline: A Workshop for Inland Lakefront Property Owners

This workshop is designed to educate interested lakefront property owners on natural control methods and will discuss techniques for using natural landscaping along the shoreline to provide erosion control and habitat value while maintaining the aesthetic value of the lakefront. Topics will include healthy lake ecosystems, designing and maintaining natural landscapes on lake shorelines, bioengineering […]

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Posted on January 26th, 2016 By