269-471-9111 x3 3334 Edgewood Road, Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Please join us for a great evening!
Program includes dinner, speakers, conservation district reports, election, awards for Conservation Farmer of the Year and MAEAP Environmental Stewardship, and a silent auction with items donated from local businesses and partners.
Candidates seeking election for one position on the board are Ken Priest, Ryan Postema & Karen Kemp.
The Special Guest Speaker this year is Jeremy Dybdahl, CEO & Owner of BC Hemp Company. He will talk about his first year growing hemp and the rewards and challenges.
Nate Fuller, Executive Director of Sarett Nature Center, will present on Sarett’s role in the past, present, and future of local conservation.
Doors open at 5:00 pm for registration, bidding on silent auction, voting in election, and catching up with friends. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Program to follow.
Sarett Nature Center 2300 North Benton Center Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Reservations are required by February 14th.
Cost is $12 Pay in person at office, by phone, or on our website (see button below).
(269) 471-9111 x3
List of Silent Auction Items and Donors: Keep checking back, the list is growing!
Jack Knorek, framed print 18x14 Trees in Winter
Four Winds Casino, $250 Gift Certificate
BC Hemp Co., 30 Count CBD Oil Capsules, & Shirt
Alan Martin, a Rowboat ride for two on Madron Lake
Berrien Conservation District, a $25 Gift Certificate for the tree sale and a book on trees
Sarett Nature Center, a Bird Feeder and bag of Bird Seed
GreenMark Equipment Inc., Remote Control Toy Gator
Bette Pierman, Fleece Throw
Brandy Wise-Tenter, Gift Basket
Love Creek Nature Center, 2 Gift Certificates for 4 free Fat Tire Bike rentals
Clear Water Meats, Gift Basket
The Shafer Farm LLC, Gift Certificate -1/2 bushel of U-pick Peaches or Apples
Shadow Trailer World, Berrien Springs, Soil Test Kit, Bag of Premimun Soil, & a 36 Cell Seed Starting Kit
All Berrien Conservation District programs and services prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital or family status, political belief, sexual orientation, or disability.
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)
Update 5/10/19 - Patrick Freehling passed away unexpectedly the morning of May 2, 2019 due to an accident. Our thoughts and prayers have been with his family and friends in this difficult time.