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Tuscola Conservation District ®             1075 Cleaver Rd Caro, MI 48723               Phone 989.673.8174 ext. 3                     Fax 1.855.693.2497  
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About Tuscola Conservation District

Our Mission

The Tuscola Conservation District is committed to assisting the residents of Tuscola County with the management of our Natural Resources in a sustainable way through education and implementation of conservation practices.


On March 13, 1943, several landowners in Elkland, Elmwood, Ellington, Almer, Juniata, and Indianfields township petitioned for the creation of the Tuscola Conservation District. The first board of directors included: Dorr Perry, Erwin Zemke, R. Lester Hill, Bruce Brown, and Walter Goodall. On February 4, 1944, Dean Gordon became the first Federal employee. Today the district has six employees that include: District Administrator, Soil Conservation Technician, MAEAP Technician/Education Coordinator, Drill Technician, Forester and Wildlife Biologist.

Your Natural Resources are our priority. The District Staff and Board of Directors would like to invite you to take advantage of the many programs and products available from the District. We are located at the USDA Service Center at 1075 Cleaver Road in Caro, Michigan. Our phone number is 989-673-8174, ext 3. Our regular office hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, except for Federal Holidays. e-mail us at jim.kratz@mi.nacdnet.net.

Sustaining the Land for Future Generations
Meet the staff:
Pictured from left to right front row:
Steve Schaub - MAEAP Technician; Jim Kratz
Pictured from left to right back row:
Carol Schadd - District Conservationist (NRCS); Anne Collins - Forester;
Jason Myers; Brent Laursen - Drill Technician; 
Jasmine Hughes - Soil Conservationist (NRCS); Mike Boike - District Manager

ATTENTION: Jim Kratz, Jasmine Hughes, and Jason Myers are no longer at this field office. Please contact us for further information.