Established after the Soil Conservation Act of 1935 during the Dust Bowl, Conservation Districts were created in response to extreme drought, high winds and poor irrigation practices.
The Eagle County Conservation District's main purpose is to
The Eagle County Conservation District represents our local soil, water, air, plants and animals. All are components in a complex ecological system with energy inputs and outputs. As a community, we have the privilege, and responsibility, as land stewards to find a healthy balance of our resources.
It is our job to provide you, as a resident of Eagle County, the tools necessary for conservation management. Whether these efforts are on rolling pastures or backyard gardens, we want to see your lands and waters enriched and fulfilling for generations to come.
We now offer a variety of drought tolerant grass seed mixes!
Rent our No-Till Drill today for minimal disturbance on the land!
Apply now for our 2022 Noxious Weed Cost-Share Program
Learn about your local CoAgMet Station and your daily watering index
Explore CSU Extensions Gardening Resources for native and drought tolerant species
Learn about our annual spring tree seedling sales. Order in the fall!
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