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, […]
Introduction Maintaining healthy dryland small acreage pastures can be challenging in Colorado, but it is a realistic goal. This guide will help pasture managers assess pasture condition and offer suggestions for improvements. Key strategies, such as determining carrying capacity, implementing rotational grazing, using indicator grasses to monitor when to start and stop grazing and keeping […]
In the last couple weeks, we have seen some precipitation. Rapidly moving thunderstorms with intense rain for a short period has been the norm across the Pikes Peak region. Rangeland is still green in August. A word of caution: All that’s green isn’t grass. When looking over your rangeland it looks green indicating something is […]
Make sure any changes to your property for structure building do not destroy or render ineffective natural structures put in place long ago to prevent water erosion issues.
View and download fact sheets provided for the top most commonly found noxious weeds in our area, including pictures to aide in identification.