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February 2020

Invasive Species “Tool Kit” training -basics

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come join the Kent Conservation District Strike team for a workshop on identification and control of invasive plant species, such as oriental bittersweet vine, among others. Reviews control options and challenges using examples aimed at the average novice. Information packets available which includes everything you will need to treat your invasive species: instructions, herbicide selection guidelines, safety gear, hand tools, spill kit info. Contact Kent Conservation District at 616.222.5801 or kcd@macd.org.

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Board of Directors Meeting

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to Thursdays in 2020 vs Wednesday. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846.

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March 2020

CANCELLED Conservation Showcase & Dinner

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

After much planning, we are heartbroke to annouce that our Showcase and Dinner on March 18th has been officially cancelled. Our host, the Kent Intermediate School District Career Tech Center has officially said they will not allow any gatherings so they have decided for us, along with the Governor's mandate of no groups larger than 100. Thank you so very much for signing up to attend our Conservation Showcase. We will see about the possibility of a late spring reschedule date.…

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April 2020

Land Manager’s “Tool Kit” Training: Controlling Invasive Species Using Herbicide

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Invasive species control is a growing field and an important component of land restoration. Come review the risks and benefits of controlling invasive species using herbicides with experts from the field. Participants will discuss best management practices for invasive species control. Topics will include roadside inspections, new regulations, strike team and contractor need to know facts and early detection invasive species identification. Earn 6 CEUs. RSVP: Eventbrite or call (616) 222.5801. Cost: $35 at the door ($30 for class and…

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Board of Directors Meeting

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to Thursdays in 2020 vs Wednesday. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846.

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May 2020

Spring Tree & Shrub Sale Pre-order Pickup ONLY – 2020

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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The Native Tree and Shrub Sale browse and buy has been cancelled due to the quarantine. A special PRE-ORDER pickup only May 2nd via signup genius timeslots is being prepared at the corner of Leonard and Beltline @ 3260 Eagle Park Dr NE, Suite 111 Grand Rapids, MI 49525. If you are interested in pre-ordering, the deadline is April 10th, 2020 and you can find the order form and online store on our website https://www.kentconservation.org/plant-sales/. The author of Bringing Nature…

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Board of Directors Meeting

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to Thursdays in 2020 vs Wednesday. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846.

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Native Wildflower and Plant Pre-Order Pickup

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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All are welcome to place a pre-order however the browse and buy sale is cancelled this May 2020. Follow special emailed instructions, pre-order pickup is Saturday, May 23rd 10-3pm at the corner of Leonard and Beltline: 3260 Eagle Park Dr NE, Grand Rapids (just north of Meijer Gardens). If you are interested in pre-ordering, the deadline is May 5 and you can find the order form and online store on our website (https://www.kentconservation.org/plant-sales/). The author of Bringing Nature Home, Doug…

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June 2020

Board of Directors Meeting

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to Thursdays in 2020 vs Wednesday. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846.

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July 2020

Board of Directors Meeting

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

KENT CD logo

Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to Thursdays in 2020 vs Wednesday. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846.

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