In years past, Double El has hosted an annual Local Work Group meeting. These meetings provide landowners an opportunity to provide recommendations on our local resource concerns & priorities, and help ensure the USDA’s local programs are meeting the current needs of our conservation district’s landowners and managers. Due to COVID, we are unable to […]
Celebrating Conservation Milestone
Reed and Erin Petersek joined the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) along with hundreds of farmers and ranchers. Through their participation, the milestone of 7 million acres are now being cared for by those who give extra care to the acres they oversee. USDA NRCS thanks each and every one of our participants.
Why Is That Hill Over There?
As you drive around Double El Conservation District, you might notice some hills spotted here and there. They don’t look like a natural hill but appear to be manmade. If you look closely, they are situated across a drainage, like a dam. But there is no water behind it. A natural question is “Why build […]
Double El & Agate host Local Work Group
Double El & Agate Conservation Districts recently hosted a Local Work Group meeting open to all landowners. Local Work Group Mission Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) asked each conservation district in Colorado to sponsor a Local Work Group (LWG) meeting. The LWG provides recommendations to USDA NRCS on: Local natural resource priorities Helps draft […]
Soil Health Testing Workshops – March 8th
The NRCS with Burlington and Flagler Conservation District, will host a workshop to learn more about soil health test on March 8th from 10:30 – noon at the Burlington Community Building. If you can’t attend the Burlington Seminar, a brief presentation will be given at Flagler Conservation District , 319 Main Ave in Flagler from […]