- YES 244
- NO 81
- YES 310
- NO 11
- Sara Collins (incumbent) was reelected
- Paul Jordan (incumbent) was reelected
- Tom Boersma was elected
The Ballot Proposal, Road Improvements APPROVED
USDA Offers Assistance for Un-Planted Michigan Fields
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering conservation assistance to Michigan farmers unable to plant crops due to wet conditions. The USDA is making conservation funds available for farmers to plant summer cover crops to help reduce soil erosion, control weeds and improve soil quality. Read More …
Nature Ranger Day Camp Starts July 1!
The July 8 session is full, but the OCD has space for three more campers in the other eight sessions which will be held every Monday in July and August. If you were hoping to register for Nature Ranger Day Camp, please do so right away! Register Now …
Oceana Conservation District's Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is offering free well water screenings to test for nitrates and nitrites. You can deliver a one-ounce water sample with a completed form between 8 AM and 4 PM on Wednesday, July 10. The event is free and open to the public. This service is for private drinking water wells only. Read More …
Invasive Species Management Updates
You may read the full July Newsletter with links to related information online. You will be able to access past newsletters from this link as well.
As we approach the Independence Day holiday, your Board of Trustees wishes to inform the membership that significant amendments to the fireworks law went into effect at the end of last year. The amended law states that:
Furthermore, it is against the law for anyone under the influence of "controlled substances" or alcohol to discharge fireworks anywhere and at any time.
The amended law has reduced the number of days on which fireworks can be legally used anywhere in Michigan to: