Leelanau Conservation District

The Leelanau Conservation District is dedicated to helping all land users wisely manage the natural resources of Leelanau County. We strive to achieve this in an economically feasible way through working partnerships to sustain the natural resources for future generations.

Due to its work in local resource conservation, the Leelanau Conservation District is well known in its community and commands the trust of local citizens.


  • Lead Agency for Water Quality in Leelanau County
  • No-Till Seeding Program ( Grass-Grain Seed Drill for rent.)
  • Supports agriculture through sales of locally grown products
  • Michigan Groundwater and Fresh Water Protection
  • Lakeshore Erosion Control and Greenbelt Development
  • Forestry Consultations, Urban Tree Services Wildlife Habitat Development
  • Enforce Erosion Control Law and County’s Storm Water Ordinance
  • Fifth Grade Conservation Field Day
  • Sponsor local teams in Envirothon
  • Coordinates farm and orchard time for WTCM
  • Promotes the use of Michigan native species of trees, shrubs and plants .
  • Offers sales that feature Michigan native species.

Contact Leelanau Conservation District

Buzz Long
Executive Director
112 W. Philip Street
PO Box 205
Lake Leelanau, Michigan  49653-0205
Phone: (231) 256-9783
Fax: (231) 256-7851


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Leelanau County, Michigan

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