Conservation News 2016

The Mecosta and Osceola-Lake Conservation Districts’ 2015 Annual Report is now available online.

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Posted on August 17th, 2016 By

Conservation districts host invasive species combat presentation

By Adam Gac, Big Rapids Pioneer Reposted with permission PARIS — Know your enemy, it’s a tenant of conflict which holds true across countless battlefields – even when the enemy is in your backyard. The Osceola-Lake and Mecosta Conservation districts hosted their annual fall seedling sale and meeting Friday, October 2 at the fish hatchery building […]

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Posted on October 6th, 2015 By

Honey harvested as pollinators prepare for cross-country journey

By Adam Gac, Big Rapids Pioneer Reposted with permission MICHIGAN — The honey is flowing and soon the bees will be going. Commercial beekeepers are winding down their Michigan honey collection operations and heading to warmer climes for the winter. But it isn’t a vacation, according to Jennifer Taylor. Taylor is the Mecosta County U.S. Department […]

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Posted on September 22nd, 2015 By

Conservation News 2015

The Mecosta and Osceola-Lake Conservation Districts’ 2015 Annual Report is now available online.

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Posted on August 11th, 2015 By

Maintaining Established Apple Trees

Old fruit trees, principally apple and pear, can be found on a lot of private land sites. Wherever they are found, these trees can add valuable wildlife habitat variety to your property. But, without regular maintenance to remove competing vegetation within and around these trees, they likely won’t survive or produce fruit. Generally, wild fruit trees become […]

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Posted on February 13th, 2015 By

Conservation News 2014

The Mecosta and Osceola-Lake Conservation Districts’ 2014 Annual Report is now available online.

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Posted on August 12th, 2014 By

Conservation News 2013

The Mecosta and Osceola-Lake Conservation Districts’ 2013 Annual Report is now available online.

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Posted on August 21st, 2013 By

Conservation News 2012

The Mecosta and Osceola-Lake Conservation Districts’ 2012 Annual Report is now available online. Click the cover to view it.

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Posted on August 17th, 2012 By