Monroe Conservation District

 

To provide assistance in the wise management of soil, water, and related natural resources by offering technical assistance and information.

The Monroe Conservation District provides information and technical assistance to farmers, homeowners & renters, educators, businesses, developers, and government agencies. The District does this by assisting with agriculture management planning, educational displays, demonstrations and informational workshops, tree sales, and native plant sales. Wildlife habitat planning and forestry assistance is also provided.

Latest News & Events

This information will be updated monthly with partner events, featured announcements, and MCD updates.

CLICK HERE to view the District’s full calendar.

 

HHW Collection Dates

The Office of Recycling and Green Community has announced their 2024 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & Document Shredding dates and locations

native plant sale

The Monroe Conservation District will be holding a native plant sale on June 13th. Orders can be placed with your spring tree sale orders, or by May 24th, 2024.

Summer Boat Washes

Monroe Conservation District will be using our mobile boat wash station around the county this summer as part of MSU’s Clean Boats, Clean Waters Initiative

Welcome Deanna, our new District Manager!

 

Monroe Conservation District would like to give a warm welcome to our new District Manager, Deanna Wagner! Residing in Dundee, Deanna comes to us from her previous role with Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum, where she worked with the grounds, garages, and greenhouse team! She also brings in her expereince as Assistant Manager at MSU Extension’s Tollgate Farms in Novi!

We are very excited to have Deanna here at Monroe CD, and we look forward to hitting the ground running for the 2024 field season!

You can view all MCD staff contact information here.

New Mental Health Resource Page

 

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and we’d like to shine a light on the many resources available for anyone that is struggling with mental health.
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Farming is one of the most stressful and hazardous occupations in the US. Unpredictable weather and climate change, illness and injuries, loans, crop disease, volatile markets, regulations, and COVID-19 are just the tip of the iceberg as to what the average farmer faces in their day-to-day operations!
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To better support our local farmers, producers, their families, and the greater community, Monroe Conservation District has added a brand new Mental Health page to our Resource Library! You can find a wide arrange of information here, from mental health and suicide prevention lifelines to online mental health first aid trainings!