In our thirty-first year of awarding scholarships, Double El has decided to award scholarships to two students. In addition to our regular $1,500 award that is paid out over two years, we awarded an additional one-time payment of $500. We want to thank all of the applicants and wish everyone well as schools are opening […]
Our tree program delivery dates have been updated, and are now as follows: Large Tree Program Large trees can be ordered up until March 18th, with pickup day on April 24, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seedling Tree Program *Updated on 05/11/20* Seedling trees pickup date will be near the end of May […]
Why is the USDA conducting this survey? Local irrigation organizations make critical investments and operational decisions with a large influence on agricultural water management. The Survey of Irrigation Organizations will provide a greater understanding of the choices that these organizations make, the constraints that they face, and how this influences agricultural drought resilience. Over the […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
For those wishing to order from our Large Tree Program, the deadline has been extended to March 24th. To place your order, please visit our Large Tree program.
Join Elbert County Extension for the third installment in their seminar series highlighting responsible land stewardship with experts in conservation, range, small acreage, and vegetation management. Speakers will address federal programs offered by the NRCS, rangeland inventories, small acreage management and seed mixes specific to Elbert County. Seminar Info & Registration Information When: January 19, […]
Double El CD is hosting a free Windbreak Workshop on January 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Simla School Cafeteria 18091 CR 125, Simla, CO. Topics covered include tree selection, tree spacing, windbreak placement, and tree planting and care. Door prizes will be given away!! Refreshments will be served. Additionally, we have a Matching Grant […]