LDCD Board Meetings

Board meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the district office 621 W. Fetterman and are open to the public.

Apr. - Oct - 7:00 pm

Nov. - Mar - 5:00 pm

Welcome to the Lake DeSmet Conservation  District

www.ldcd.org (Users of browsers other than Internet Explorer please click here.)

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Working to conserve and enhance natural resources in Johnson County since 1946.

Address: 621 W. Fetterman, Buffalo, WY 82834 Phone: 307-684-2526 FAX: 307-684-5972


Very Limited Availability on Mature, Container and Seedling Tree Stock. Please stop by the district office or call 684-2526 ext. 3 for the most up to date availability.

Looking for information for your new home on the range?

Check out: Range and Wildlife Page and the Buying Johnson County Land Page

Last Modified on April 11, 2014


The Lake DeSmet Conservation District is dedicated to the development and implementation of programs to provide leadership and technical assistance for the conservation of Johnson County’s natural resources, agricultural heritage and resource base, to promote the control of soil erosion, to promote and protect the quality and quantity of Wyoming’s waters and all other natural resources, to preserve and enhance wildlife habitat, to protect the tax base and to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the residents of this County through responsible conservation planning.

For WEB site issues please contact Jim Hurley

The Snow Report is available starting in January

The Natural Resources Conservation Service, Snow Survey main page is here and the direct link to the snow report is here, scroll down until you find the section of the report that you are interested in.

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The Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) is offered in 11 Western states under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and the Wildlife Incentives Program (WHIP).  The purpose is to provide assistance to agricultural producers to implement practices that will alleviate or reduce threats to sage-grouse habitat.  For more information go to  www.sagegrouseinitiative.com.

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Conservation Cost Share Funds

The 2014 LDCD Natural Resource Cost Share Program application packets are available here.


AG DAY 2013 was held on May 9th, 

See the Education Outreach Page for more info.

Guide to the Trees of Buffalo

We have added a copy of our publication A Guide to the Trees of Buffalo here on the WEB site. This is a large file (12mb) so it may take some time to download. Hard copies are available free of charge in the District Office.

2014 HHW/Pesticide Collection Day

2014 HHW/Pesticide Collection Day will be May 31,2014 at the JC Fairgrounds.  For more information what can be dropped off, please click here

Plants with Altitude

Here is a link to a NEW publication “Plants with Altitude” from Barnyards and Backyards - Regionally Native Plants for Wyoming Gardens.