“Conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding
the private landowner who conserves the public
Board of Directors
Glenn Lottie, Chair
John Urka, Vice-Chair
Lynda Vidas, Director
David Roskoski, Director
Polly Mitchell, Director
Conservation District Staff
Susan Spencer, Administrator
Josh Shields, Outreach Forester
Karen Jaskulski, Admin. Assistant
Murrray Stall, MAEAP Technician
Katie Grzesiak, Invasive Species Coordinator
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Scott Hughey, District Conservationist
Manistee Conservation District's Strategic Plan coming soon.
In order to make the best use of our millage funds, the MCD will be engaging a local organization to assist with professional and strategic development. Watch this website for more information on our progress in the coming weeks.
Notice of Annual Meeting and Board Election
Notice is hereby given that on December 18th, 2014, the Manistee Conservation District will hold its annual meeting and board of director’s election.
Those interested in running for a position on the Board of Directors must file a petition of intention to run by no later than October 18th. Petitions can be picked up at the MCD office in Bear Lake or emailed. To request a petition, please call or email the district (email@example.com) between 9 am and 4:30 pm M-F. Petitions will need to be completed and then signed by 5 separate residents of Manistee County, residents being those who can demonstrate residency in Manistee County with one valid piece of identification.
Beginning on November 11, 2014, 45 days prior to the date of the annual meeting, Manistee residents wishing to cast a vote can do so by writing to or calling the Conservation District Office in Bear Lake, 231-889-9666 during the regular business hours of the District . Absentee ballots will be available.
2014 Board Meeting Schedule
All monthly Board meetings are open to the public and are scheduled to be held in the meeting room of the District's office building at 8840 Chippewa Highway, Bear Lake Michigan starting at 1 pm on the following days:
8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday