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Otsego Conservation District
800 Livingston Blvd., Ste. 4A, Gaylord, MI 49735
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Spring Woodland Wildflower Walk - May 23

Herbs 101: Spring Edition - May 28

Native Plant Nursery Season Opener - June 1

Household Hazardous Waste Day - June 15

2nd Annual CEE Art in the Garden Festival Fundraiser - June 29

6th Annual Kids' Conservation Day Camp - July 15, 16, and 18

Fall Mushroom Workshop - September 14

OCD Board Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of every month on the 1st floor of the Alpine Center in the Multipurpose Room from 7PM-9PM. Open to the public.
Going into its fourth year, the OCD's nursery is one of only a select handful of locations in Northern Michigan where you can find native perennial wildflowers and grasses for your yard or wildlife habitat enhancement projects.

Plants cost $2 per plug or $4 per quart with discounts given for larger quantity purchases. To learn more about the selection of plants available at the OCD Native Plant Nursery, download our free brochure by visiting clicking here. You can also call the OCD at (989) 732-4021.


5/29/2013: Native Plant Nursery Season Opener is June 1st!
7/17/2013: 2nd Annual CEE Art in the Garden Festival a Success!
A big thank you to all that came out and helped make the 2nd Annual CEE Art in the Garden Festival a success! Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the art, music, and environmental workshops held throughout the day and around $1,000 was given in support of environmental education in Otsego County.

Check out pictures of the event at! And support the bands that helped! The Fauxgrass Quartet, The Appleseed Collective, Ann and Will Rowland, and Bon Jurke!

If you would like to be a part of helping to plan the 3rd Annual CEE Art in the Garden Festival (tentatively scheduled for June 28, 2014), contact us by calling (989) 732-4021 or emailing It is only going to get bigger and better with time!

A BIG THANK YOU to all the people and organizations that are making this possible, including (but not limited to) the Otsego County Community Foundation, The Gaylord Area Council for the Arts, Eagle 101.5FM, Home Depot, Crossroads Industries, Bluestem Farm, Maureen Stine, Jim Peters, Sarah Burchett, The Fauxgrass Quartet, The Appleseed Collective, Ann & Will Rowland, Bon Jurke, Rachel Koleda, Sandra Quaal, Craig Kasmer, Kathy and Steve Young, Kids Outdoors Otsego, Keith "Boots" Martell, and ALL our silent auction donators (see list above for details).