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.
RBC I The White River Conservation District (WRCD) commissioned a forest products literature review to determine the need for research on the percentage of beetle-killed lodgepole pine that would be available for high value cut stock.
RBC I The White River Conservation District was established on June 23, 1964, with the mission to provide guidance and technical assistance to encourage and promote the wise use of all the natural resources within the district by private landowners and government land management agencies.
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.
RBC — The White River and Douglas Creek Conservation District’s Annual Tree Program is underway.
RBC — The regular meeting of the White River Conservation District for December has been scheduled for Dec. 1 at
RBC — Landowners and managers are invited to attend Range Management 101, Sept. 17-18, hosted by the Conservation District and NRCS.
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