RANGELY I The Douglas Creek Conservation District will hold its annual meeting and banquet in Rangely on Feb. 28. Activities will take place at the Weiss Conference Room on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely. The business portion of the meeting will center on “Water Issues that Affect Rio Blanco County.”
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts are pleased to announce that U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner will be in Meeker on Friday.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek Natural Resource Districts will be hosting a Piceance Basin national resource tour on Aug. 13, open to the public. The tour will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., departing from the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker.
Dear Editor: The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts of Rio Blanco County support the State of Colorado pushing back against the federal agencies as they develop land-use plans and consider listing the greater sage-grouse.
Dear Editor: As good stewards of the land, ranchers continually strive to improve their management of the rangelands. The Douglas Creek and White River conservation districts are pleased to have an additional four local ranchers take advantage of the Districts’ Rangeland Monitoring Training Program during 2013.
MEEKER I Congressman Scott Tipton lent a sympathetic ear to environmental concerns voiced by board members of the White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts on Thursday. Tipton (Rep.-Dist. 3) met with members of the conservation districts at the Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center focusing on issues pertaining to sustainable forest management, feral (wild) horse […]
RBC I As good stewards of the land, ranchers continually strive to improve their management of the rangelands. Five local ranchers have taken advantage of the Douglas Creek and White River Conservation Districts’ Rangeland Monitoring Training Program.
MEEKER I Harriet M. Hageman, a water, natural resource and agriculture attorney from Cheyenne, Wyo., will be speaking at the fairgrounds in Meeker on Aug. 29.
MEEKER — The White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts’ annual barbecue will be June 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center, on County Road 4, with a tour to follow.
RBC — The White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts will hold their annual meeting and banquet on Jan. 24 at 5 p.m.
RBC — The White River and Douglas Creek Conservation District’s 2009 tree program is underway. The Conservation Tree Program enables local landowners to obtain affordable seedlings for windbreaks, wildlife habitat, erosion control, noise or visual barriers or other conservation uses.