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Resource Conservation and Development

RC&D in Michigan

Michigan's Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Councils focus on improvement of quality of life achieved through natural resources conservation and community development. The goals of the councils include developing sustainable communities, encouraging prudent development, and managing and conserving natural resources.

Each RC&D area has a community-based program established and governed by local leaders.  Each area is sponsored by the counties and Conservation Districts within its boundaries. Other organizations and units of government may also be co-sponsors.

Activities in each area are governed by a RC&D Council composed of a representative from each sponsor. These councils establish their own governing policies and develop programs to fit local needs. 

RC&D (click for Web site) Address & Phone Number

Conservation Resource Alliance

Grandview Plaza Bldg
10850 Traverse Hwy, Suite 1111
Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone: (231) 946-6817

Huron Pines RC&D

501 Norway Street
Grayling, MI 49738
Phone: (989) 348-9319

Potawatomi RC&D

Calhoun County Bldg.
315 W. Green St.
Marshall, MI 49068
Phone: (269) 789-2354

Saginaw Bay RC&D

4044 South 3 Mile
Bay City, MI 48706
Phone: (989) 684-5650

Sauk Trails RC&D

1035 E. Michigan Ave., Suite A
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone: (269) 657-4220

Southeast Michigan RC&D

7203 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: (734) 761-6722 ext. 3

Timberland RC&D

3260 Eagle Park Drive, Suite 109
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone: (616) 942-4111 Ext. 8

Upper Peninsula RC&D

780 Commerce Drive, Suite C
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 226-7487 Ext. 4

Michigan Association of Resource Conservation & Development Councils Web site

National NRCS RC&D website