Starting today, Monday March 23, 2020, until April 6, 2020, our office is closed to visitors. We continue work via limited staff within the office and through teleworking. All appointments must be by telephone. At this time, we have not received any information indicating a change of tree delivery dates. We will post information when/if […]
Double El & Agate Conservation Districts’ office is located in a USDA service center. As such, the building must follow certain protocols as established by the federal agencies. We are still open for business, and you can connect with us via phone or email if you prefer. Notifications of pending or mandated closure of office […]
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 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.
For patrons living within the Agate Conservation District who would be interested in and willing to participate in the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS), Agate CD is willing to pay half the cost of the rain gauge. The offer is good for the first ten participants who purchase a rain gauge. For […]
The Agate Conservation District (CD) has received a Colorado State Conservation Board Matching Grant to provide cost share assistance for Range Health projects, including stockwater development, cross fencing, grass seeding, and dams, terraces and diversions. The cost share funds are a service of the Agate CD to help landowners improve and enhance their land. Approved […]
Please join us to celebrate the retirement of Cheryl Churchwell from the Double El/Agate Conservation Districts. There will be a come and go reception at the Simla School Cafeteria on Saturday June 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Thank you, Cheryl, for your years of service to our area.
Glenn Benjamin of Benjamin Ranch was nominated by the Agate Conservation District and Upper South Platte Watershed Association as 2017 Ranching Conservationist of Year. Glenn operates approximately 15,610 acres of rangeland in Elbert County, of which 2305 acres is state land lease. The land unit is located within the Agate Conservation District. Glenn also jointly […]
Double El & Agate Conservation Districts recently hosted a Local Work Group meeting open to all landowners. Local Work Group Mission Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) asked each conservation district in Colorado to sponsor a Local Work Group (LWG) meeting. The LWG provides recommendations to USDA NRCS on: Local natural resource priorities Helps draft […]