Douglas Creek Conservation District annual meeting and banquet Feb. 28

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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.”

A social hour and registration begin at 5:30 p.m. At 6 will be a prime rib banquet courtesy of the conservation district. The meeting will follow at 7 p.m. with Jay Gallagher of the Colorado Water Conservation Board speaking on “The Colorado Water Plan and the Yampa-White-Green Water Plan.” That will be followed by Aaron Clay, an attorney with Clay & Dodson P.C., speaking on “Prior Appropriations Law vs. Public Trust Doctrine.”
At 8:15 p.m., the conservation district report will be given.
Those who plan to attend should RSVP for the banquet by Wednesday by calling 970-878-5628, Ext. 4 or by email at
Partnering organizations are the Community Agriculture Alliance, the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Meeker Field Office and the Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Round Table.