MACD News Blog

Benzie CD to be at Benzie Water Festival

Friday, March 11, 2011

The Benzie Conservation District will take part in the Benzie Water Festival scheduled for March 18, 19 and 20 in Benzie, Michigan.

Join Carol Navaro of the Benzie Conservation District, on Saturday at 3 pm at the Frankfort Elementary School for a program on Rain Gardens.  To learn more about the festival visit:

NACD Recent Guest on AgriTalk

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

The National Association of Conservation Districts President, Gene Schmidt was a guest on the Tuesday's AgriTalk program to talk about conservation funding in the FY11 budget. The interview is available at by clicking here (on the second half of the show, around the 29:30 mark)

Michigan Conservation Districts Participate in Grand Vision Community Conversation

Monday, February 21, 2011

The Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau Conservation Districts will take part in the Natural Resources Network of the Grand Vision event on February 23rd from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Oleson Center in Traverse City.  The even will feature a panel discussion and a community conversation to discuss how the region's natural resource help drive the region's prosperity.  Learn More

Shorelines and Shallows Conference

Monday, February 21, 2011

MACD is pleased to be a sponsor of the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership's 2011 Conference "Shoreline and Shallows -  Modern Lakeshore Revitalization".  The conference is scheduled for Wednesday, March 9th at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing.