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Welcome to the web site of Kent Conservation District! Our mission is to protect and enhance the natural resources of Kent County, Michigan. We accomplish this with voluntary programs available for private landowners in rural and urban areas, such as: habitat restoration assistance, nutrient and pest management plans, the construction of secondary containment and agri-chemical storage facilities, and the development of comprehensive nutrient management plans. Please use the menu at the top of the page to access more information about our programs.

We wish everyone a Happy Holiday season with family and friends! If you are able, remember Kent Conservation District in your year-end giving. We are fully tax deductible as a charitable gift under IRC 170(a)(1). District funds are restricted for public purposes. Please make checks payable to: Kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

KENT CONSERVATION DISTRICT IS NOW HIRING! Please visit the MAEAP page for details!

Thank you for your continued support of our Michigan Native Plant Sales. We welcome pictures of your new plantings to share with staff and Facebook friends. Our Spring 2015 sale dates are set as follows:

  • April 1 - Tree and shrub workshop (NEW!!)
  • April 3 - Tree and shrub orders due
  • April 18 - Tree and shrub pickup date with extras for Browse N Buy
  • May 6 - Native plant workshop with grower, Vern Stephens
  • May 8 - Native plant preorders due
  • May 16 - Native plant pickup date with extras for Browse N Buy

You can view our Fall 2014 Newsletter, Tree Information Sheet, and Annual Report by clicking on the links below.