BACKYARD HABITAT PLAN CERTIFICATION is coming soon. It will be six sessions: 1. the soils in your back yard 2. Pollinator Habitat 3. Feather and Fur Habitat 4. Invasive Species 5. Backyard Habitat Plan Development 6. Backyard Habitat Plan Certification. There may be a session on Amphibians and Reptile Habitat.
Board Director Openings
The conservation District is borad to welcome the newest addition to our Boar of Directors, Sonja Bultynck!
Thank you to Jeff Pierce and Al Hassinger for their Board Member Service and best wished as they move on to new and exciting opportunities!
We are currently seeking Board Members who possesses an interest in soil and water conservation and who may bring to the table a variety of skills that include, but are not limited to: natural resource knowledge, environmental stewardship, farming, gardening, grant writing, fundraising, and outreach/communication.
OCD is also interested in adding Associate Board Members.
If you or anyone you know may be interested in becoming a Member of our Board, please do not hesitate to call Patrick at 248-459-2221 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Volunteers And those interested in volunteering... Volunteers are not paid, not because they are worthless but because they are pirceless.
Volunteers that help out with our Annual Spring Tree Sale are eligible to earn discounts for the Spring Tree Sale for each hour you volunteer.
Our 2015 Spring Tree Sale will be April 25 and we will need volunteers to help us setup from April 21 through April 23.
We want to thank you for your volunteer support and hope for your continued support.
Be sure to "like" us on Facebook! Keep updated on upcoming workshops, local conservation efforts, and information to better your own backyard! Visit our Facebook Page.
When at the Oakland County Farmers' Market be sure to check out the Oakland Conservation District Information Booth. We'll be at the Market every second Saturday of each month talking about a variety of topics. For the month of May we'll provide information on planting preparations, garden pests, and the importance of soil tests.