Tipton lends sympathetic ear during visit to Meeker

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was in Meeker on March 28 to meet with members of the White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts at the Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center regarding environmental issues. Tipton met later with the Rio Blanco County commissioners on regional issues pertinent to the county. Pictured above, from left, are: White River Soil Conservation District board member Bill Lake, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, Tipton staff member Christian Reece of Grand Junction and Rio Blanco County Commissioner Jeff Eskelson.

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 […]

Udall visits plant center

Also while in Rio Blanco County, U.S. Senator Mark Udall and Natasha Goedert, with the White River National Forest looked for the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree on Ripple Creek Pass.

MEEKER I The Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center (Plant Center) was privileged to host Senator Udall on July 2. On his way to select the 2012 White House Christmas Tree in the White River National Forest, Senator Udall stopped by and learned more about what the Plant Center had to

Various districts combine resources

RBC — The Rio Blanco Weed and Pest Department, CSU Cooperative Extension, the Meeker Plant Materials Center, BLM, USDA-NRCS, White River and Douglas Creek Conservation District, Environmental Plant Center, Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, Douglas Creek Conservation and Colorado Northwestern Community College have partnered

District hosts annual barbecue June 27

MEEKER — White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts are hosting the annual barbecue for associate members and

District hosts annual barbecue June 27

MEEKER — White River and Douglas Creek Conservation District is hosting its annual barbecue for associate members and sponsors on Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at the Plant Center. There will be a tour of the Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center available just before the picnic if you are

District hosts annual barbecue June 27

MEEKER — White River and Douglas Creek Conservation District is hosting its annual barbecue for associate members and sponsors on Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at the Plant Center.

Precipitation above avg.

MEEKER — At the plant center, precipitation in March measured only 0.99 inches and includes 9.5 inches of snow.