Join us for the first annual Conservation Showcase!

Every Conservation District and employee is invited to participate in our first annual Conservation Showcase. We want to see your best photos of Conservation in Action. Show us everything from the behind-the-scenes work of labeling and stamping mass mailings, planting trees, tree sale adventures, or site visits with landowners. 

To participate simply follow the link below to submit your photos. On a weekly basis, we will update the photo gallery below with your photos. 

 

Questions can be directed to CDEM representatives Renee Penny (renee.penny@macd.org) and Michelle Beloskur (michelle.beloskur@macd.org). 

2021 Photo Gallery

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Wexford CD and Forestry assistance program forester Larry Czelusta, lead District Conservationists and neighboring District staff through a "Stump Tales" workshop. This discussed the importance of soil health and preventing erosion by the 100+ year old stump evidence left today. May 2021.

Ingham CD GM Pull 2021 - Michelle Belosk

Ingham CD, Mid MI CISMA Coordinator Alyssa Wethington and Ingham CD Exec Director Michelle Beloskur pulling garlic mustard at the Ingham CD's annual invasive species pull. May 2021

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Ingham CD, Mid MI CISMA Field Lead Samantha Strandmark posing with the day's European frogbit pull. June 2021

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Lapeer CD, staff gathering with farmers over hoop house best practices.

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Kent CD staff and middle school students plant trees on an RCPP EQIP farm - Plainsong Farm CSA in Rockford Michigan 2019.

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Lapeer CD, Fresh Food From the Farm - 2020 farm tour at Marsh Haven Farms for MAEAP credit Photo by: Arlene Gibbs

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Lapeer CD, 2020 farm tour at Marsh Haven Farms for MAEAP credit. Rob MAEAP technician and staff Stacey discussing hoop houses.

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Lapeer CD, Rob MAEAP technician discussing raising pork during a 2020 farm tour at March Haven Farms for MAEAP credit.

Bittersweet Action Day at Rockford Trail

Kent CD, invasive species action day to control oriental bittersweet vine with volunteers in Rockford Michigan Fall 2020.

Emily Lawson Bulten CTAI Engineer Survey

Emily Lawson, Kent CD, Engineers are preparing for survey work.

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Kent CD, Preparing for tree sale!

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Kent CD, Students installing native plants along the Kent Conservation District retention basin.

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Jessie Schulte, Kent CD, Inspecting conservation cover at an EQIP site with CTAI Soil Conservationist.

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Kalkaska CD & Forestry Assistance Program Forester, Larry Czelusta, leads a Northern Hardwood Forest Management workshop in South Boardman. June 2021.

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Oceana CD Board Chairman, Eric Herrygers installing a native pollinator wildflower planting using the district's Truax wildflower seed drill. Photo Credit: Joe Klimovitz, Oceana CD Board Member

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Oceana CD, Conservation Technician Adam Chandler teaching youth about Michigan's owls during their annual Full Moon Owl Prowl event. Photo credit: Joe Klimovitz, Oceana CD Board Member

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Oceana CD Executive Director, Suzie Knoll, hosting a Wildflower Walk event to educate the public about spring ephemeral wildflowers.

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Oceana CD Executive Director, Suzie Knoll, hosting a Wildflower Walk event to educate the public about spring ephemeral wildflowers.

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Oceana CD Conservation Technician, Adam Chandler loading scrap tires into a semi trailer with the assistance of local volunteers for their annual Scrap Tire Collection event. Photo credit: Joe Klimovitz, Oceana CD Board Member

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Ottawa CD, A group of volunteers assisting with tree wrapping prior to their tree sale.

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Oceana CD staff Rod Denning packing orders for our Annual Tree and Shrub Sale. Photo credit: Joe Klimovitz (Oceana CD Board Member)

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Oceana CD staff Rebecca Miller packing orders for our Annual Tree and Shrub Sale. Photo credit: Joe Klimovitz (Oceana CD Board Member)

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Oceana CD staff Kari Wilson packing orders for our Annual Tree and Shrub Sale. Photo credit: Joe Klimovitz (Oceana CD Board Member)

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Melissa Townsend, Clare CD, working with youth and educating them about trees, ground water and Gypsy Moths.

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Melissa Townsend, Clare CD, working with youth and educating them about trees, ground water and Gypsy Moths.

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Benjamin Jordan, Ottawa CD, recording information for tillage surveys on March 17th.

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Renee Penny, Kalkaska CD, cleaning the spillway grates at Rugg Pond Natural Area.

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Mark Randolph, Kalkaska CD, planting leftover trees on Township property. Approximitly 200 trees were planted that day.

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Mid-Mi CISMA Coordinator Alyssa Wethington from Ingham CD is leading a field survey.

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Nia Becker (former FAP Forestry Clare Co) leading an Oak Wilt workshop.

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