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Misty Forest Reflection

Enhancing Montcalm County's natural resources through conservation education, outreach and partnerships.

75 years of serving Montcalm County

We are so grateful to have such a supportive community.

Thank you, residents of Montcalm County.

  • We are looking for a qualified forester. More information available here. Application deadline is September 15th or until filled.

  • Recycling sites in Stanton, Lakeview, Carson City, Edmore, Crystal and Howard City are open and busy. Please be mindful of the bin capacities and do not overfill or leave materials on the ground. Continued misuse of any site may result in a disruption of service. The compactor units in Lakeview, Edmore and Howard City are available and provide an efficient way of processing your recyclables. Your help in keeping the sites litter free is greatly appreciated, as it is very beneficial to the recycling program.​

  • Electronic recycling is available by appointment.      To schedule, call (989) 831-4212 Ext. 108

2023 Events:

Until Filled TBDForester Application 

Native Plant Pre-Orders Due: Tuesday, September 26th

Tree Pre-Orders Due:

Wednesday, September 27th

December TBD - Annual Meeting


The Montcalm Conservation District was organized in 1948 as a local unit of government to help solve soil and water problems. Technical assistance is provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The district’s programs are directed toward erosion control, efficient land use, maintaining soil productivity, water management and promoting a stewardship for the land. 

Mission Statement

Enhancing Montcalm County's natural resources through conservation education, outreach, and partnerships.

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