Oscoda County Conservation District
Assisting You In Managing Your Natural Resources
Requests? Call 989-826-8824
"Oscoda County Conservation District is the best place to get information about managing your Natural Resources."
Upcoming Events for Oscoda County Conservation District
Susan Metcalfe, timber tax expert with Metcalfe Forestry, will be speaking to landowners, accountants, & real estate agents about how to save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on property taxes and timber sale taxes on October 24th at 6 pm at the MSU Extension office in West Branch. She will be giving tips on how to keep more money in your pocket and pay less in taxes after a
timber sale. This is a MUST SEE for anyone who is interested in having a timber harvest or had one in the last 3 years. She will be discussing property tax reduction programs such as the Qualified Forest Program and Commercial Forest Act as well as defining the different types of foresters, loggers and saw mills. This is a great opportunity for landowners to learn more about all the programs and resources available to help with sustainable forest management.
FALL TREE SALE
HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
We will still do special orders for fall trees.
Contact the Conservation District
with your needs.
Trees will be shipped directly to you.
Cost of trees plus shipping
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new District Forester!
Kelly Sinnaeve, a recent graduate of Michigan Sate University's department of forestry has replaced long time District Forester Lora Freer. For more details on how she can help you, click on the Forestry Assistance page.
.NRCS- Natural Resource Conservation Service
The Natural Resource Conservation Service is a technical agency with the U.S. Conservation Service to carry out continuing programs of soil and water conservation. In partnership with local Conservation Districts, NRCS is always a voluntary decision on the part of a landowner.
Conservation assistance from NRCS can benefit your operation in a number of ways:
•Save Time and Money- Conservation practices promoted by NRCS can help you maintain the productivity of your land while using less fuel and chemicals. •Peace of Mind- Sound conservation practices reduce your risk of litigation. •Conserve Natural Resources- The ultimate goal of NRCS is to ensure that our nature resources will be preserved for future generations.
How do I get started?
•Visit your local NRCS field office or Ogemaw Conservation District to set up an appointment to talk with a conservationist to help you develop your plan.