Together, the Conservation Districts in Goshen County are working to conserve and enhance natural resources.
HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND PESTICIDE COLLECTION DAY
OCTOBER 8, 2016 from 9:00 AM TO NOON at Weed and Pest.
Items to be collected this year will include: used insecticides, Ag and urban pesticide waste, lead or oil based paint, agriculture twine, and electronic waste.
Electronic waste includes: televisions, computer monitors, ink and toner cartridges in zip lock bags, cell phones, refrigerators, air conditioners, medical equipment, mercury devices like thermostats or switches in zip lock bags, dry and oil filled transformers, small kitchen appliances, refrigerators and stoves, batteries, used vehicle batteries, and light bulbs.
This event is sponsored by Goshen County Conservation Districts and Weed and Pest.
Contributors to the event include County Commissioners, City of Torrington, Simplot, and the Town of Lingle.
Call 532-4880 ext. 101 for more information.
South Goshen Conservation District SOLAR CONVERSION PROJECTS cost-share offered.
Cost-share offers to pay up to 50% of costs up to a maximum of $2500.00 on solar conversion of windmills.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 2, 2016.
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.