Summer in full swing across our district and everywhere, green and gold shimmer, as the year of pastures full of clover marches on and lush wheat fields daily move towards the amber waves of grain lauded in America the Beautiful.
CSU Small Acreage Summer Newsletter arrives full of timely information for the conservation minded landowner, including techniques for controlling Canadian Thistle and Bindweed, as well as tips for pastures heavy with yucca and cactus.
New apps for identifying flora in Colorado wetland and riparian areas are now available for both iPhone and Android devices, as well as details and tips for taking advantage of the opportunities in wake of the recently legalized collection of rainwater in Colorado.
Included in the Summer issue:
- Rainwater Collection Bill
- Lower Population of Grasshoppers Predicted
- Colorado Wetlands App Now Available
- Canada Thistle and Field Bindweed
- Hiring a Weed Control Contractor
- Landowners Can Receive Federal Assistance to Protect Forestlands
- Soil: It’s Alive! STEM Kit and Curriculum for Middle and High School Teachers
- Q & A on Small Acreages (irrigation and pastureland restoration tips)
- Help Slow the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer
You can also view archived issues of the CSU Newsletter here, or visit our Resources page to find a wealth of information and how-to’s from a variety of organizations and agencies across a range of topics as wide as the Colorado skies.
Here at Double El & Agate Conservation Districts, we continue to install new plantings and perform annual maintenance on public windbreaks and living snow fences, as well as providing our year round services to landowners with planning and implementing their conservation projects.