January 27, 2020 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm
At WMU Fetzer Center 2251 Business Ct., Kalamazoo 49008
Join us for dinner and learn about many natural resource conservation efforts. Tickets are $10.00 per person and must be purchased prior to January 23, 2020. The KCD is seeking donations for the silent auction, please contact our office if you are able to donate an item.
A locally elected five member board of directors guides the District’s programs and activities. Every legal age resident of Kalamazoo County is entitled to vote for the Directors who will oversee conservation efforts within our county. Mike Klooster will be on the ballot for a term that will begin in January 2020. ID is required to vote. Absentee ballots are also available at the KCD office Mon-Thurs between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.
5:30 p.m. Welcome, Elections, Silent Auction open, Cash Bar
6:00 p.m. Announcements and Introductions, Dinner
6:45 p.m. Special Announcements/Awards
7:00 p.m. Bill Lawrence - Key Note Speaker
8:00 p.m. Silent Auction prize winners
"The Benefits of an Urban Tree Canopy"
of Urban Forestry Consultants and
President of ReLeaf Michigan
Learn how trees improve the quality of life in Kalamazoo and what you can do to help keep our trees - and all of us as a result - healthy and thriving. The basics of why a tree canopy is so important, outlining the quantifiable benefits trees provide to a community. Trees affect our environment, energy bills, economy and even the value of our homes. You will also learn why planting diverse trees will support a healthy community forest that will live for generations to come.
This program is supported by the DNR, Urban and Community Forestry Program and
the USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry Program.
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Because we are a field office and Fridays are field days, please call BEFORE you visit so that someone can assist you.
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