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Sue Haralson joined the Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District staff in October 2002. She brings with her more than 20 years of administrative experience from working at the Village of Lake Linden. Give her a call and find out what the Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District can do for you!

In keeping with the Gateway Concept of service to the public, the district office is open a minimum of 24 hours each week. The Administrator is available to answer questions or make referrals to other resource agencies as needed.

FAP Resource Professional
Conservation Districts throughout the state of Michigan often share the services of resource professional staff. Jim Rivard, Forester for the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) services Houghton/Keweenaw, Ontonagon, and Gogebic districts. Jim's role is to provide technical assistance and direction to any private landowner interested in actively managing their forestland for wildlife, timber production, diversity and more.

NRCS District Conservationist Bruce PetersenNRCS District Conservationist
Based on an agreement between the NRCS and conservation districts nationwide, the NRCS provides each district a District Conservationist to provide technical service to private landowners. Bruce Petersen is the District Conservationist assigned to the Houghton Keweenaw, Baraga, and Ontonagon conservation districts. Petersen provides advice and assistance to landowners pursuing funding through the Wetland's Reserve Program (WRP) and has been instrumental in several bat closure projects in the area.

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