The Double El Conservation District is hosting a free Windbreak Workshop on February 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Big Sandy School cafeteria, 18091 CR 125, Simla, Colorado. (Just south of Hwy 24, east side of Simla) Topics Topics covered include trees selection, tree spacing, windbreak placement and tree planting and care. Door prizes will […]
The Double El Conservation District (CD) has received a Colorado Matching Grants to provide cost share assistance for Windbreaks, Living Snow Fences. The cost share funds are a service of the Double El CD to help landowners improve and enhance their land. Approved applications can receive up to 50% reimbursement of actual cost of conservation […]
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 […]
This week in Conservation Corner we are going to touch on windbreaks. This is the right time of year to be planning one and this article may provide some insight for you to make an educated decision about what kind of windbreak will work best for you in your situation. Windbreaks Protect, Enhance & Conserve […]
Recently a topic of conversation at work was how to reach out to small acreage producers. There are a lot of small acreage producers in our area, but sadly a lot of them are doing nothing to protect or conserve the land they own. Our team includes many small acreage producers, as well as the […]
Learn how to save time and money in the years to come, enjoy the benefits of your tree planting investment more quickly, simply by implementing survival accessories at time of planting.
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 […]