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Converse County Conservation District
CCCD Board Meetings:
Conservation District Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the District Office, 911 S. Windriver Drive Douglas, Wyoming.
We welcome the publics attendance.
The May/June 2015 newsletter is now available on line.
Be sure to read the latest newsletter for more information on what’s going on in the district. Older issues are available on the Newsletter page.
2015 CONSERVATION PLANTING PROGRAM
Your trees can be picked up at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds, Peabody Energy Ag and Natural Resource Building from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. This is the only pick up time so please make arrangements accordingly.
Applications for the Solar Conversion Cost-Share Program are being accepted until May 15, 2015. This program will provide 50% cost-share up to $5,000 for power conversion of a functional well to a solar pumping system.
Program criteria and applications are available by stopping by or calling the District Office.
Expanded Metal Wildlife Escape Ramps are available for your stock tanks. Contact Michelle at the District office to get yours today!
CHECK OUT THE NEW (May/June) NEWSLETTER for INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
See page three for a brief introduction to our new Board member Gary Jacobson.
Page one has the information you will need to take advantage of this years Well Water Testing Day on the 12th of May.
ARITICLES THAT MIGHT BE OF INTEREST FROM PREVIOUS NEWSLETTERS
Reseeding Practices Demonstration Project
CCCD is looking for landowners to participate in a reseeding practices project, more information is available on page three of the March/April Newsletter.
Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Program
There have been updates to the SPCC, new information is available on page 3 of the November/December Newsletter.
PROJECT FUNDING AVAILABLE
The 2014/2015 Budget has funding for the following projects, the Budget summary and report are available here. Converse County Conservation District has provided funding in its 2014/2015 budget for the following programs:
SEPTIC SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
TREE PLANTINGS AND WINDBREAKS
COMMUNITY PRIDE ENHANCEMENTS
SMALL ACREAGE PROGRAM
Contact Converse County Conservation District for applications and more information at 358-3050 ext. 4. S
APPROVED MEETING MINUTES
The previous six months approved meeting minutes are available on the Newsletters/Minutes page.
CCCD would like to assist TEACHERS AND YOUTH EDUCATORS in promoting agriculture in the classroom. We have a number of resources available on topics such as animal track identification, water quality, trees and soils (to name just a few!). We are always more than willing to come to your classroom or meeting to help in any way we can! Call Michelle at 358-3050 ext. 109
USDA/NRCS Conservation Programs
If you have any questions about any of the USDA/NRCS Conservation Programs please contact the NRCS office or stop by 911 S. Windriver Drive.
Looking for resources for your new home on the range?
Check out: Range and Wildlife Page and the Buying Converse County Land Page
The Converse County Conservation District will strive to achieve a better understanding of the conservation ethic. To the best of our ability, we will try to recognize our community’s natural resource needs. We will work to realize a balance between use and protection of these same natural resources, for the people’s health, safety, and welfare.
Last Modified on May 27, 2015
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5: Douglas Core Area Restoration Team Mtg.
6: WWDC Watershed Study Consultant Selection
7: Seedling Tree Distribution
8: City of Douglas Arbor Day Celebration
12: Well Water Testing Day
19: Living Legacy Tree Planting-WSF
21: CCCD Board Meeting
25: Memorial Day—Office Closed
18: CCCD Board Meeting with Budget Hearing
16: CCCD Board Meeting
16: CCCD Annual BBQ and Awards Night
Mark your calendar for Household Hazardous
Waste and Pesticide Collection Day to be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015!
CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY WITH THE CITY OF DOUGLAS FRIDAY, MAY 8 2015, BARTLING PARK 1 P.M.
HOT OFF THE PRESS!
The spring issue of the Barnyards and Backyards Magazine is now available in the District office.
· Wyoming hosts many native pollinators
· Rocky Mountain natives you can grow
· Hops production in landscapes
Issues are provided FREE!