About Us

The Otsego Conservation District is available to help all landowners and citizens in Otsego County manage their resources wisely; within the capability of the land, with thought towards the goals of the landowner and with careful consideration to the future of the resources.

Otsego Conservation District
800 Livingston Blvd
Suite 4-A
Gaylord, MI 49735
Location Map for Otsego Conservation District


Educational School Forest & Nature Trail
A historic railroad grade on school property is being transformed into a place of learning for students of all grades and even those in the community.
Frog Day at South Maple Elementary School
First grade students learn about the life cycle of frogs and the importance of saving wetland habitats.
Gaylord High School - Comparative Limnology of Otsego County Info
Gaylord HS Forestry Class at Five Lakes Natural Area
The Otsego Conservation District and consultant forester, Lynnwood Stephens, joined Mr. Nate Dionne�s 11th and 12th grade class to learn about forest management at Gaylord Community School�s own Five Lakes Natural Area.
Hydroponics at Gaylord High School
2013 Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Justin Burchett joined Mr. Nate Dionnes 11th and 12th grade class to learn about the exciting world of hydroponic agriculture, including the environmental benefits over traditional agriculture.
Inland Lakes- Energy and Habitat project
Students in 5th-7th grade will be looking at environmentally friendly energy and landscaping in Habitat for Humanity homes