Application deadline extended to November 1st, 2021 Double El Conservation District is hiring a position as follows: District Manager (Administrative Assistant) Full-time position. Salary range $15 – $18 hourly commensurate with experience. Qualifications: Applicant must be able to pass drug screening and a USDA security clearance check. Agricultural experience preferred. Position requires High School Diploma […]
Double El CD (DECD) is looking for the 2021 Small Acre Manager, and we need your help! This will be someone with 100 acres or less who has installed conservation practices and displayed good stewardship of their land. You can nominate a neighbor, or even nominate yourself!! Things to consider are responsible grazing practices, windbreaks, […]
Regular meetings for the Agate Conservation District have been rescheduled for 7pm on the third Tuesday of even numbered months. The next schedule meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. For full meeting details, please contact Agate District Manager.
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 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.
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 CD recently honored Melvin & Norma Cusic of Colorado Springs, Colorado as the 2017 Outstanding Small Acreage Manager. Melvin’s parents purchased the property in 1947 (Roy & Lula Cusic). Melvin & Norma purchased the property from his parents in 1970. They installed the 1st pond in 1970. A second spring fed pond was […]
Marian Nall was recently awarded the prestigious Ranching Conservationist of the Year by Double El Conservation District and also by Upper Arkansas Watershed Association. Her rangeland operation is approximately 900 acres; in addition she leases 320 acres from her brother that is adjacent to her property. Marian and her late husband purchased their first ranch […]