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About Us

Serving southern Michigan since 1982, the Potawatomi Resource Conservation and Development Council is a non-profit organization committed to bringing local people and organizations together to identify resource concerns, develop opportunities, and seek solutions in a way that promotes both economic growth and improvement of environment quality.

The mission of the Potawatomi Resource Conservation and Development Council is to help improve community quality of life and economic development through sound utilization of our natural resources. It is our vision to be a regional leader in natural resource conservation and development for a brighter environmental and economic future for all. Please view our 2012 Strategic Plan for more information about our goals and objectives.

The Potawatomi Resource Conservation and Development Council's work primarily serves the following counties in Michigan: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Jackson, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren. View our service area map. The Potawatomi RC&D Council is one of seven Resource Conservation and Development Councils serving Michigan. 

Board of Directors:
Orvin Moore, Chairman
Jeff Van Nortwick, Vice Chairman
Greg Fountain, Treasurer
Ted Pokorski

Grant Support:
The Potawatomi RC&D Council offers limited grant support to local organizations for economic development, conservation, and recreation initiatives in our service area. Please contact us to receive a copy of our application for funding. We welcome the chance to learn more about your projects.

Join us! Help us work toward a brighter future in southcentral and southwestern Michigan.
We welcome your support and invite you to participate in the work of the Potawatomi RC&D Council. Whether as a volunteer, advisor, or donor, we value your contribution and look foward to working with you. Please contact our office for more details or contribute online.