Residents express interest in cash for wetland restoration program

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Around 70 people came to the Rockford Sportsman’s Club on Monday, March 28 to hear about the programs available to assist property owners with wetland restoration on their land. The Rogue River Watershed Council and Trout Unlimited Inc., in partnership with Timberland Resource Conservation & Development, the Kent Conservation District, the Izaak Walton League, and […]

A phoenix rises from the ashes

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Howard Christensen Nature Center takes steps to reopen by TOM NOREEN A group of about 30 people gathered at the Tyrone Township Hall on March 3 to learn about the progress made in reopening the Howard Christensen Nature Center (HCNC), 16160 Red Pine Dr, Kent City, as its own nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. The center closed […]

Restoring wetlands can equal cash—free seminar

Did you know that restoring wetlands on your property can put “cash” in your pocket? Do you own property that was historically wet but the natural drainage has been altered by the installation of ditches or agricultural drain tiles? Do you own marginal agricultural land that is often difficult to plant in the spring or […]

Native Plant Sale 2009

The Order Deadline for the spring native plant sale will be May 20, 2009. The sale will be held at the Kent CD office (Grand Rapids) at 3260 Eagle Park Dr. N.E., Suite 111, Grand Rapids on May 27 at 6 p.m. For additional information call (616) 942-4111 extension 100. There will be a cash […]

Spring seedling sale

Extras available at 25 percent discount Due to an ordering error the Kent Conservation District has extra seedlings remaining from its sale.  Because these seedlings must be planted or tended to within the next week, we are offering a 25 percent discount on all purchases made this week. If you are interested in making a […]