Conservation District seeking input on strategic plan

April 3, 2023

Conservation District seeking input on strategic plan

SCOTTVILLE — The Mason-Lake Conservation District is seeking public comment and feedback on its strategic plan through April 30. The Mason-Lake Conservation District serves as the local hub to meet the conservation-based needs for farms and private landowners in Mason County and the western half of Lake County. This includes providing assistance for agricultural and farmland protection and support, conserving forest resources, invasive species management, open lands conservation efforts such as wildlife and pollinator habitat improvement, and providing community workshops and education. MLCD staff consists of a variety of natural resource, agricultural, forestry and administrative experts that delivery high-quality programs throughout the community, with governance provided through a Board of Directors made up of local residents. 

The MLCD recently completed a draft of its inaugural MLCD Strategic Plan. The plan is based on a community survey that was conducted in 2021 and will serve as the primary guidance document for activities occurring within Mason and portion of Lake counties through 2026. 

An electronic copy of the draft MLCD Strategic Plan can be found at the following link: www.mason-lakeconservation.org. Additionally, hard copies may be picked up at the office located at 655 N. Scottville Rd. upon advanced request by calling 231-757-3707, ext. 5. Comments may be submitted via postal mail to the above address, clicking on link on website or by emailing to mason-lake@macd.org. 

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