Noxious weeds are invasive plants that require immediate attention because of their far-reaching environmental and economical impacts.
Windbreaks are planted to protect soil, crops, livestock, and homes or other farm buildings from high winds. Windbreaks provide many environmental benefits such as conserving energy, reducing flood damage, conserving and stabilizing soil, increasing property values, trapping winter moisture, and replenishing water tables. In winter they control snow drifting, reduce cold winter winds and protect […]
The ultimate goal of the Living Snow Fence program is improved traffic safety, benefits to taxpayers with decreased cost of snow removal on public roads and decreased long term costs associated with slatted snow fence maintenance. The longevity of a tree-planting is one of the most valuable attributes of a living snow fence. Trees will […]
Learn the steps we’ve found to give the best return on investment to your Trees for Conservation Goals. How-To, Tips and Resources to aide you every step of the way.
Workshop Details: The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) will host a series of energy smart agriculture workshops in early December to detail energy savings and climate resiliency opportunities for farmers and ranchers. Created through a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service, state government […]
A special joint meeting of the Double El & Agate Conservation District Boards will be held on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Agate Conservation District’s regular monthly board meeting will follow the special meeting. Map & Directions
Due to weather, tonight’s special joint meeting of Agate and Double El Conservation Districts has been cancelled. Rescheduled date & time will be posted when set.
The USDA Farm Service Agency and Colorado State University will conduct trainings throughout Colorado regarding the 2018 Farm Bill and how it impacts your farming future. Topics: What is ARC-PLC How does ARC-PLC impact your farming future What are the deadlines for enrollments and elections How to use the online tools for making your decision […]
We invite you and your family to join us for the 48th Annual Dinner/Meeting of the Double El Conservation District (CD) to be held on Monday, November 4th at 6:30 pm. The dinner/meeting will be held in the cafeteria of the Simla School, 18091 CR 125, Simla, Colorado. Cost of the meal will be $7 […]
Double El Conservation District is hiring a position as follows: District Manager (Administrative Assistant). Hours are approximately 40 hours per week. Salary range $13 – $16 hourly commensurate with experience. Requirements: Applicant must be able to pass drug screening and a USDA security clearance check Agricultural experience preferred Position requires High School Diploma or GED, […]
The Double El Conservation District and Agate Conservation District are both offering financial assistance to applicants interested in attending Camp Rocky, a week long camp for 14-19 year old students interested in natural resources. Please Contact Us or call (719) 541 – 2359 x 180 for additional information.
Looking for seedling tress? The Double El Conservation District has a number of large tube Rocky Mountain Junipers, Bristlecone Pine and Bosnian Pine, in addition to some bare root Wood’s Wild roses. Please call the district office at (719) 541-2359 x 180 for prices and availability or Contact Us for more information.
The Double El Conservation District is hosting its annual local work group meeting to acquire input from it’s patrons on conservation issues concerning them. The public in invited and encouraged to attend this meeting on Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 pm at the Simla Branch Library. Refreshments will be served.
Due to recent winter storms, our Large Tree Distribution day has been moved to Friday, April 19, 2019. Location and times remain the same: Warehouse located at the corner of Buffalo and Sioux, Simla, Colorado, from 8:30 a.m to 7:00 p.m.