Check out our Summer 2016 newsletter! Click on the "NEWSLETTER" tab above to check it out! Please let us know if you would like to receive a hard copy of the newsletter...we would be glad to send you one. If you would rather read it online, let us know that too! We can make changes easily!
LOCAL CONSERVATION FUNDS NOW AVAILABLE
AUGUST 1, 2016
APPLICATION DEADLI NE
LAKE DESMET CONSERVATION DISTRICT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION PROJECTS
APPLICATION PACKETS OUTLINING FUNDING AND GENERAL CRITERIA, ALONG WITH PROGRAM LIMITATIONS MAY BE PICKED UP AT THE DISTRICT OFFICE
621 WEST FETIERMAN
BUFFALO WY 82834 OR
VIEWED ON OUR WEBSITE; www.ldcd.org
GENERAL PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Lake Desmet Conservation District's Natural Resource Cost Share program was created to financially assist landowners in addressing natural resource concerns that will make a positive difference on the land. The focus of the program is to complement
priorities identified by the Local Work Group (LWG), while maintaining District Annual Plan of Work (APW) and Long Range Plan (LRP) goals and objectives.
All projects (Urban and Rural) within Lake Desmet Conservation District are encouraged to apply.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT AT (307) 684-2526, EXT. 101 OR STOP BY THE DISTRICT OFFICE AT 621 WEST FETIERMAN, BUFFALO, WY
We have updates regarding our Russian Olive Removal project! Check them out on our facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/Lake-DeSmet-Conservation-District-218208661876217/
AAANNNDDD....we have our numbers in from Hazardous Home Waste Day! Drum Roll please:::
760 gallons motor oil
550 gallons Latex paint
385 gallons oil based paint/stains
230 gallons flammable liquid (gasoline, acetone, etc)
125 gallons pesticides
119.3 cubic yards of tires which is equivalent to 360 standard car tires
approximately 10 car batteries
and a small jar of mercury that was pricey but really cool!
We tallied 262 vehicles that stopped by and dropped off this year! Way to go!
This is our service to you, Johnson County! Thanks to all who attended this year and we will see you the first weekend of June next year!
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.