MEEKER | The White River Conservation District is hosting a Water Law in a Nutshell class on June 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fairfield Community Center at 200 Main St. in Meeker. All aspects of the law related to water rights and ditch rights as applied in Colorado will be discussed. Subject matter includes the appropriation, perfection, use, limitations, attributes, abandonment, enforcement of various types of water rights, special rules for ground water, public rights in appropriated water, federal and interstate compacts and more. Registration fees: $25 in advance (by 5 p.m. June 20) or $35 at the door. Registration includes lunch and class materials. See www.whiterivercd.com or call the District’s office at 970-878-9838 for more information.
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 […]
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 […]
MEEKER — The White River Conservation District in partnership with the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative, USDA-NRCS, U.S. Forest Service and BLM is conducting a free workshop to demonstrate what federal rangeland management professionals look at […]