In August of 2010, the Allegan Conservation District was awarded a grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment to address water quality concerns in the Rabbit River Watershed. Specifically, the grant will focus on improving water quality within the Black Creek, Red Run Drain and Green Lake Creek sub-watersheds. Goals of the […]
News video from the 2009 Annual Gun River Canoe and Cleanup Day! Thanks for all those who attended.
*Mud is the largest non-point pollution problem facing our lakes, rivers and streams.* When soil gets washed into our waterways, it smothers fish habitats and also carries dangerous pollutants that threaten our water quality. Soil erosion (Mud) occurs when wind or water washes away the topsoil from an area of land. Some erosion is natural, […]
A public act was passed last fall enabling qualifed landowners to apply for a tax exemption on qualified forest land. This exemtpion is the same that is claimed under PA116 and the Homestead exemption; therefore, you may only claim one exemtpion on your property. To qualify for the Qualified Forest Property Tax Program the land […]
The National Soil Survey is now avaliable online. “NRCS Web Soil Survey”:http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/
An “excellent film”:http://flowthefilm.com being produced regarding our most precious natural resource: WATER Trailer:
Why create a backyard habitat? It’s fun! You’ll attract beautiful songbirds, cheerful butterflies and other interesting wildlife to your yard. Watching wildlife can be fun for the whole family. It’s relaxing! The natural environment of your habitat will provide a peaceful place to relieve stress and unwind, day or night. It makes your yard more […]
Michigan’s Conservation Districts are “unique” local units of State Government, that utilize state, federal and private sector resources to solve today’s conservation problems. The guiding philosophy of all Conservation Districts is that decisions on conservation issues should be made at the local level, by local people, with technical assistance provided by government. Though Conservation Districts […]