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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.

8/8/2015

The July/August 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.

Expanded Metal Wildlife Escape Ramps are available for your stock tanks. Contact Michelle at the District office to get yours today!

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CHECK OUT THE NEW (July/August) NEWSLETTER for INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS

Monitor Rangeland Pastures

Wyoming State Fair

CCCD Welcomes New Supervisor - Doug Horner

Cost Share and Grant Programs

· Community Canopy

· Solar Conversion Program

· Resource Enhancement Program

· Septic System Improvement

· Community Pride Enhancement Program

· Windbreak Cost-Share Program

Flood Impacted WY Farmers and Ranchers Immediate Disaster Assistance

5K for AG

Cowboy Chuck and Chip Golf Scramble

 

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.

 

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

VISION STATEMENT

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 August 8, 2015

For WEB site issues please contact Jim Hurley

CALENDAR

JULY

16th - CCCD Board Meeting

16th - CCCD Annual BBQ and Awards Night

 

AUGUST

8th - 15th Wyoming State Fair

11th - Cowboy Chuck and Chip

15th - 5K for Ag Fun Run/Walk

 

SEPTEMBER

26th - Hazardous Waste and Pesticide Collection Day (Saturday)

HOT OFF THE PRESS!

The spring issue of the Barnyards and Backyards Magazine is now available in   the District office.

Articles include:

· Wyoming hosts many native pollinators

· Rocky Mountain natives you can grow

· Hops production in landscapes

AND MORE!

Issues are provided FREE!