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: On May 12, 2014, I resigned my position as a board member of the White River Conservation District.
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.
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.