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Teton Conservation District and TOJ tackle Flat Creek restoration

Teton Conservation District and TOJ tackle Flat Creek restoration

WYOMING, Teton CD – Flat Creek is sick, or “impaired” according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, but Town of …

Farm tour focuses on healthy soil by eliminating synthetic fertilizers

Farm tour focuses on healthy soil by eliminating synthetic fertilizers

COLORADO, Mesa CD – Mark Cremeens dug his shovel into the pasture at his Grand Junction ranch, pulling up a …

Love a beautiful lawn? Panel explores ‘green’ landscaping

Love a beautiful lawn? Panel explores ‘green’ landscaping

WYOMING, Teton CD – Experts in landscaping and its impact on the environment will hold a panel Monday at the …

Jackson Hole touts trout friendly lawns

Jackson Hole touts trout friendly lawns

WYOMING, Teton CD – Across Teton County, signs featuring small metal fish are beginning to poke up from the lawns …

Office Manager/Bookkeeper at Mancos Conservation District

Office Manager/Bookkeeper at Mancos Conservation District

COLORADO, Mancos CD – The Mancos CD in southwest Colorado is hiring an office manager. See the details at Indeed.com. …

Airport completes stormwater filtration system with Teton CD grant

Airport completes stormwater filtration system with Teton CD grant

WYOMING, Teton CD – The Jackson Hole Airport just got a major upgrade to its stormwater filtration system. The Jackson …

County, Conservation District to Apply for Assistance

County, Conservation District to Apply for Assistance

WYOMING, Sheridan County CD – Sheridan County’s Commissioners ratified a letter from the Sheridan County Conservation District to the Natural …

Teton County commissioners partner with conservation district on Hoback water problems

Teton County commissioners partner with conservation district on Hoback water problems

WYOMING, Teton CD – At its meeting Monday, the Teton County Board of County Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding …

New urban garden helps backyard gardeners

New urban garden helps backyard gardeners

NEW MEXICO, Doña Ana SWCD – “Urban agriculture is the focus of a community farm project in the heart of …

Johnson County Special District Mill Levies Approved

Johnson County Special District Mill Levies Approved

WYOMING, Clear Creek CD, Powder River CD – The mill levies for the special districts in Johnson County were approved …

Conservation district identifies water quality vs quantity as a big issue

Conservation district identifies water quality vs quantity as a big issue

COLORADO, Morgan CD – Competition for the limited water resources used to be a primary, if not the primary, issue …

In memorium: Dennis Hemmer, Colorado

In memorium: Dennis Hemmer, Colorado

WYOMING, Laramie County CD – Dennis Hemmer, 69, died June 1 in Aurora, Colorado. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from …

Longmont, Boulder Valley conservation districts continuing legacy of agricultural protection

Longmont, Boulder Valley conservation districts continuing legacy of agricultural protection

COLORADO, Longmont CD, Boulder Valley CD – For 15 years, Nancy McIntyre led the Longmont and Boulder Valley conservation districts, …

Mancos preschoolers celebrate new garden

Mancos preschoolers celebrate new garden

COLORADO, Mancos CD – Mancos preschool students have a new garden on site. It’s part of the Montezuma School to …

Centennial Conservation District awards scholarships

Centennial Conservation District awards scholarships

COLORADO, Centennial CD – Centennial Conservation District recently recognized its 2019 scholarship recipients. Back row from left; Kenzie Graughberger, Jenna …

District receives grant funding

COLORADO, Mosca Hooper CD – The Mosca Hooper Conservation District has been awarded $4,200 from the Rio Grande Water Conservation …

Conservation Forester

Conservation Forester

The Jefferson Conservation District has a job opening for a Conservation Forester.  The position is non-exempt, full-time (40 hours per …

Urban Agriculture and Noxious Weed Coordinator 

Urban Agriculture and Noxious Weed Coordinator 

The Jefferson Conservation District has a job opening for an Urban Agriculture and Noxious Weed Coordinator.  The position is non-exempt, …

Morgan Conservation District has seedlings

Morgan Conservation District has seedlings

COLORADO, Morgan CD – If you have been considering placing a natural windbreak on your land, the Morgan Conservation District …

Photo project documents ecological change over time

Photo project documents ecological change over time

WYOMING, Teton CD – With dramatic exceptions, usually in the form of natural disasters (wildfires, floods, etc.), changes in the …

Hinkhouse Selected to Chair Joint Forestry Team – NACD

WYOMING, Campbell County CD, Crook County NRD – Wyoming’s Jennifer Hinkhouse has been selected to chair the Joint Forestry Team (JFT) for …

Conservation district and Aims to host free Ag Career Exploration Workshop

COLORADO, West Greely CD – The West Greeley Conservation District and Aims Community College are hosting a free Ag Career …

School district recognized by conservation district for energy efficiency

School district recognized by conservation district for energy efficiency

WYOMING, Teton CD – Teton Conservation District and Energy Conservation Works presented a large, game-show style check for the amount …

West Greeley Conservation District application deadline for $5,000 scholarships

COLORADO, West Greeley CD – The West Greeley Conservation District is offering $5,000 scholarships to students planning to study natural …

History of county conservation districts

COLORADO – Did you know there are three conservation districts in the Otero and Crowley County area? By definition, a …

Doña Ana SWCD Receives $50,000 NACD Urban Agriculture Grant

NEW MEXICO, Doña Ana SWCD – The Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District (DASWCD) in Doña Ana County, New …

Mancos board approves boundary adjustment for conservation district

COLORADO, Mancos CD – The Mancos Town Board unanimously approved a boundary adjustment request by the Mancos Conservation District at …

Teton CD partners to map county’s sewage system

Teton CD partners to map county’s sewage system

WYOMING, Teton CD — What becomes of Jackson Hole’s sewage is complicated, but how that human waste is enters the …

Pope named Conservationist of the Year by Olney Boone Conservation District

Pope named Conservationist of the Year by Olney Boone Conservation District

COLORADO, Olney Boone CD — Joe Pope was named Conservationist of the Year by members of the Olney Boone Conservation …

Region-defining industries adapt, compete during drought

Region-defining industries adapt, compete during drought

NEW MEXICO, Carlsbad SWCD — Judy Bock is fighting for New Mexico’s wildlife by trying to save its water.She’s the …

Project may help SLV retain water

COLORADO, Mosca-Hooper CD — When every drop of water counts, a local conservation district is proposing a creative way to …

Planning and Zoning supports Mancos Conservation District’s property split

Planning and Zoning supports Mancos Conservation District’s property split

COLORADO, Mancos CD — The Mancos Conservation District is looking to split its property at 604 Bauer Ave. into a …

Discover the Ranch event at Snake River Ranch – Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

Discover the Ranch event at Snake River Ranch – Buckrail, Jackson Hole News

WYOMING, Teton CD – So you want to be a rancher? …The Discover the Ranch event might be just what …

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