Berrien Conservation District

Berrien County Conservation District

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us at:

3334 Edgewood Road, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103 

269-471-9111  ext. 3

email: nancy.carpenter@macd.org


We are housed in the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Office in the USDA Service Center Building.  Our Office hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of our business, personnel may not be available during normal business hours as farm visits, workshops, training, or other may take us out of the office.  To ensure service please call ahead.

Board meetings are normally held the 2nd Monday of each month at noon.
  Exceptions are when the second Monday falls on a holiday.

June 10th
July 8th
August 12th
September 9th
October 14th
2017 Berrien County Plat Books are available at our office! 
Plat Books are printed every 3 years - next book is 2020
 

Local farmers finding ways to make crops and environment 'greener' by adding Water Control Structures to their drain tile. 


The Berrien Conservation District was very excited to invite WSBT's Danielle Kennedy out to interview Patrick Freehling of Baroda on Water Control Structures and their benefits to crop production and water quality!  Click on the link to view the interview:  (click on the white circle in the center of the corn to start the video after clicking the link)


http://wsbt.com/news/local/local-farmers-finding-ways-to-make-crops-and-environment-greener


Update 5/10/19 - Patrick Freehling passed away unexpectedly the morning of May 2, 2019 due to a farming accident. Our thoughts and prayers have been with his family and friends in this difficult time. 

Mission Statement

The Berrien Conservation District's mission is to promote the protection and improvement of Berrien County's natural resources through partnerships, education, reforestation, ground and surface water protection, and soil erosion control measures.