Douglas County Conservation District

SERVING LANDOWNERS IN DOUGLAS COUNTY COLORADO FOR OVER 50 YEARS

     PO BOX 688, 7519 E HWY 86, FRANKTOWN, CO 80116   303-688-3042 EXT. 100

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April 2014 

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    Seedling Tree Program 2014 

                                                                                                                                                  

The seedling tree program has ended for the 2014 season.   

If you are interested in participating in next years season and you live in Douglas County Colorado, you can get your name added to our mailing list.  Order forms will be sent out end of October to mid November 2014.  You can email us your name, address, and email information to our office and we will send you an order form.    Feel free to contact the office at 303-688-3042 ext. 100 or email us if you have any questions. 

 Tree Planting Guide


Fire Mitigation and Defensible Space Cost Share Grant Available 

 Douglas County landowners can apply for assistance for fire mitigation and defensible space practices on their property.  The district will assist small acreage  landowners with a 50% cost share of the total project treatment costs not to exceed $500.00 reimbursement per property.  The grant application gives more detailed information.  If you are interested, please complete the application form for Fuels mitigation and Defensible space on your property and mail, email, or fax it in to our office.  The deadline is May 21, 2014 and the applications will be reviewed  the end of May.   If your application reaches our office after the deadline, it will be considered in the second round of reviews if funding is still available.  Please contact Pam Brewster with any questions about this program at 303-688-3042 ext. 100, or by email pam.brewster@co.nacdnet.net.  


Noxious Weed Assistance Grant 

The Douglas County Conservation District also has and opportunity for landowners to apply for assistance for Noxious weed control.  This grant assists with a 50% cost share up to a $500.00 per property reimbursement limit for chemical and biological control methods on the Colorado State Noxious Weed List "A" and List "B" species.  If you are interested, please complete the application form for the Noxious Weed Assistance Grant  on your property and mail, email, or fax it in to our office.  The deadline is May 21, 2014 and the applications will be reviewed  at the district's board meeting the end of April.   If your application reaches our office after the deadline, it will be considered in the second round of reviews if funding is still available.   Please contact Pam Brewster with any questions about this program at 303-688-3042 ext. 100, or by email pam.brewster@co.nacdnet.net

                                                                                              


Douglas County Conservation District Services We receive funds from several sources such as the County and state to help our District residents, none of which comes through direct taxation and the district receives revenue from product sales: Services and Conservation products