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 […]
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.
Just a reminder, the Thirtieth Annual Double El Conservation District Scholarship deadline for application is Friday, April 5, 2019. Past Scholarship News:
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 […]
Double El Conservation District (CD) will be conducting a free Windbreak Design and Tree Workshop on February 12th in Simla, Colorado. This is a great opportunity to learn how to plant seedling trees and windbreaks successfully. Workshop sponsored by Double El Conservation District, Simla Natural Resources Conservation Service and Colorado State Forest Service. Workshop Details: […]
***Seminar has been cancelled due to not meeting the minimum registration requirements of 10 people*** Double El and Agate Conservation Districts in partnership with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are sponsoring a free rangeland seminar August 26th, 2017, from 8:30 am -1:30. Attendees will gather at 17645 N Calhan Hwy, Calhan, for pasture visit to begin […]
The following CSU Extension video of Small Acreage Management Webinar discusses poisonous plants in Colorado. Presented by Dr. Tony Knight, CSU Clinical Science Professor.
54th Year and Award Winning Camp Rocky Camp Rocky is an educational, week-long residential camp for 14 through 19-year-olds who enjoy the outdoors and are interested in natural resources! Camp is located outside Divide, Colorado. Camp Rocky’s professional staff helps participants learn about their environment through hands-on experiences. Students work in teams, making new friends […]
Double El Conservation District will provide a scholarship for an area youth to attend Camp Rocky. Deadline to apply for scholarship is June 1. This exceptional camp is celebrating 54 years! 2017 Camp Rocky is scheduled for July 9th through 15th, again at the Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp facility, just outside Divide, […]