Conservation Programs & Grants


On-Farm Produce Safety

Produce Safety Technicians offer FREE & CONFIDENTIAL education and assistance to fresh produce growers regarding their on-farm food safety practices. Safe food practices minimizes the

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Lake To Lake CISMA

Free invasive species management The Lake to Lake Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (L2L CISMA) is a multi-agency and multi-community group created in 2008 to

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Pollinator Information

The Marquette County Conservation District recognizes the essential role that pollinators have in our society. Pollinators are responsible for 1/3 of the food we eat,

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Each September, Marquette and Alger Conservation Districts host an educational field day at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham,

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Wetland Mitigation

Protecting watersheds and wetlands is a priority for the Marquette County Conservation District. Wetland mitigation involves the replacement of unavoidably lost wetland resources with

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Stream Monitoring

The Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) provides small start-up grants to entities wanting to establish a volunteer stream monitoring program. We applied in 2014 and

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