Otsego Conservation District

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.




Fast Conservation Facts:

  • Otsego County is located in the central portion of Michigan’s Northern Lower Peninsula

  • The majority of this rolling country is forestland and some farming also takes place

  • Much of the county consists of excessively drained to well drained soils, making ground water contamination and soil erosion topics of concern

  • There are more than 370 lakes throughout Otsego County

  • The headwaters of 5 major rivers (Au Sable, Black, Manistee, Pigeon, and Sturgeon) can be found in here

  • Otsego County includes a diversity of habitat and is home to many species of fish and wildlife.

  • The county’s natural resources provide countless opportunities for outdoor recreation

Contact Otsego Conservation District

Contact Otsego Conservation District

Patricia Osburn
District Manager
800 Livingston Blvd.
Suite 4A
Gaylord, Michigan  49735-8345
Phone: (989) 732-4021
Fax: 989-731-7480


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Otsego County, Michigan