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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.
Notice: November meeting has been move to the 13th so the staff and supervisors can attend the WACD Annual Convention in Sheridan the week of November 17th.
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.
EQIP PROGRAM SIGNUP DEADLINE FOR 2015 IS DECEMBER 19TH
2015 CONSERVATION PLANTING PROGRAM
Expanded Metal Wildlife Escape Ramps are available for your stock tanks. Contact Michelle at the District office to get yours today! Picture here.
CHECK OUT THE NEW (November/December) NEWSLETTER for INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
WINTERIZE YOUR TREES AND SHRUBS
Page 4 of the newsletter has some helpful tips on winterizing you trees and shrubs.
RESEEDING YOUR RANGELAND PRESENTATION 11/19/2014 @1:00 PM
Tips and tricks for reseeding your rangeland or pasture.
Join you neighbors at the Converse County Extension Office for an informative afternoon on reseeding and pasture renovation. See page 1 of the newsletter for more information.
ANNUAL GROWER”S MEETING
Converse County Weed and Pest will be holding their Annual Grower’s Meeting on December 17, 2014 at the WSF McKibbon Cafeteria starting at 9 a.m. Call Converse County Weed & Pest at 358-2775 for more information.
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.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER”S WATTSMART INCENTIVE PROGRAM
Rocky Mountain Power offers cash incentives to agricultural producers to help fund improvements that reduce energy use. See page two of the May/June newsletter for more information.
PLANTS WITH ALTITUDE
A new booklet, from the University of Wyoming, highlights garden and landscape plants native to the region. There is a limited number of booklets available in the District Office. Page three of the May/June newsletter has more information as does the University site linked here.
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. See page one of the March/April newsletter for more information on these programs.
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 November 12, 2014
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