Together, the Conservation Districts in Goshen County are working to conserve and enhance natural resources.
Visit our booth at the Goshen County Fair July 28 -30, 2016. District Supervisors will be handing out free watermelon slices on Thursday, Goshen County Day, July 28, in front of the Ag Hall after the parade. You will have a chance to vote on your favorite photo for the People's Choice Award!
South Goshen Conservation District is offering cost share towards SOLAR CONVERSION PROJECTS. If you are planning on installing a solar watering system to better utilize your pasture, save you money, reduce stream bank erosion, and improve cattle performance on your land call the office for details. Cost Share program pays 50% of costs up to a maximum of $2500.00. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 2, 2016. Click here for application. Please print, fill in all pages, and return to 1441 East M Street 532-4880 ext. 101
Start planning now for next spring's energy or windbreak planting. Site surveys will begin in August 2016. Call the office (532.4880) to schedule a visit. Orders for conservation-grade stock begins in October.
Conservation Districts will be applying for a Level 1 Watershed Study
The purpose of the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC) Small Water Project Program (SWPP) is to participate with land management agencies and sponsoring entities to provide incentives for improving watershed condition and function throughout the county and state. Projects eligible for SWPP grant funding assistance in include the construction or rehabilitation of small reservoirs, wells, pipelines and conveyance facilities, springs, solar platforms, irrigation works, windmills and wetland development.
North Platte Valley
North Platte Valley Conservation District board meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at the USDA Service Center Meeting room, 1441 East M Street, Torrington, beginning at 1:00 pm.
W.S. 11-16-103. Legislative declarations and policy.
(b) It is hereby declared to be the policy of the legislature to provide for the conservation of the soil, and soil and water resources of this state, and for the control and prevention of soil erosion and for flood prevention or the conservation, development, utilization, and disposal of water, and thereby to stabilize ranching and farming operations, to preserve natural resources, protect the tax base, control floods, prevent impairment of dams and reservoirs, preserve wildlife, protect public lands, and protect and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the people of this state.