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Annual Meeting Feb 29 , 2024

Ticket sales have been extended to Friday, February 23!

The Special Guest Presentation will be provided by the Gilmore Car Museum, on the “History of the Dust Bowl” told through stories, songs and photos. 

The evening program also includes Dinner, Conservation District Updates, Election, Awards for Conservation Farmer of the Year and MAEAP Environmental Stewardship, and a Silent Auction with items donated from local businesses and partners.

Location: Lehman’s Farmhouse Brewery & Restaurant,

204 N. Redbud Trail, Buchanan, MI


The Candidate seeking election for the board of directors

is Ryan Postema.

Dinner is chicken cavatappi, salad, bread, and dessert

Doors Open at 5:30             Dinner at 6:00          Cost $15,  RSVP Required

                                       Click the Link below to purchase your tickets today                                   

Forest Trees


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Our spring sale for trees, shrubs, strawberry plants and other products is now open for online orders! We do this annual sale as a way to increase reforestation in Berrien County and as a fundraiser for our organization. Order Deadline April 12, 2024.  

Please see the online store at the top of the page or click here: 

All products must be picked up, we do not ship. Pickup dates are:

Friday April 26th from 10am to 6pm and Saturday April 27th from 9am to 1pm

Location of pickup is the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds, 9122 US Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49103.  Use Office gate across from United Federal Credit Union. Do not use the Shawnee Road Entrance, use the US Hwy 31 Entrance.

We get our seedlings from only trusted and well respected quality nurseries. We do our best to bundle and handle them in a manner to protect them so they will grow well for you. We are not a “big box” store. Once the seedlings leave here we cannot guarantee their survivability. Many factors go into a tree surviving: soil type, moisture, not getting watered enough, drought, disease, pests, deer and other critters, planted wrong (roots cannot grow),below freezing temperatures , lawnmowers, etc.!

Thank you for planting trees!

If you would prefer a paper order form to mail in to our office please click the download button 

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Berrien County Conservation District

 Preserving and Protecting our Natural Resources

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Our Mission

Berrien County Conservation District’s mission is to promote the protection and improvement of Berrien County’s natural resources through education, management, and technical assistance

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Our Function

 We work at the county level to assist residents, producers, and communities to help resolve natural resource concerns. We offer available technical, financial, and educational resources, in addition we help coordinate those resources to meet the needs of the local residents to accomplish their conservation goals.

Our Values

    Preserving, Protecting and Enhancing our Natural Resources


   We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality


   We value and recognize the contribution of board members, employees and volunteers


We strive to provide excellent assistance to all


We are passionate about the natural resources of Berrien County


We are dedicated to open and honest collaboration

Engage Yourself

Berrien County Conservation District encourages everyone to play their part in Conservation. The only way we succeed is when the change comes from within, and we want to empower you to take an active role. Learn more about the opportunities available to lend your support.

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Participate in Events

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Donation Boxes

Donate to the District 

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