Events & Activities 2017-10-26T14:05:39+00:00


Current Events:
For the latest information regarding MCD events & activities please see our Facebook feed below, or visit us on Facebook.

K-12 Education

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Muskegon Conservation District updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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Battle of the Backyard Birds! Winter birds in Michigan greatly benefit from backyard bird feeders. Here are two favorites from our feeder, but we can't decide which one we love more here at the Conservation District. Click "love" for Tufted Titmouse and "like" for Dark-eyed Junco to help us decide! ... See MoreSee Less

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Winter is the time the Conservation District takes a look back at last season and looks forward to next! The District planted 32 acres of trees in 2017 and we have more reforestation projects coming up. Here is a clip of our staff hard at work planting tree seedlings. Muskegon River Watershed Assembly ... See MoreSee Less

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Keep the fresh in "freshwater". Follow these tips for snow and ice removal to keep Lake Michigan "unsalted" this winter. Let's see you in action by hashtagging #keepingitfresh with your snow and ice removal pictures this winter ... See MoreSee Less

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K-12 Education

Outdoor Investigations Programs
The Muskegon Conservation District has partnered with the Muskegon Environmental Research and Education Society (MERES) and the Alcoa Foundation to offer hands-on, inquiry-based outdoor experiences for students of all ages. Students can take their science lessons outdoors to the Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve to investigate pond, riverbank, marsh, and forest habitats. As students investigate the ecology of the preserve, they also learn how their own actions can impact their local environment. Groups can also participate in stewardship projects at the preserve during their field trips.

Classroom Presentations
We offer classroom presentations for K-12 students on topics including stormwater management, groundwater, and water quality. These interactive programs can be adapted for any age group, and additional natural resources topics are available upon request.

Please call 231-828-5097 for more info.