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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.

Meetings begin at 6:00 pm

 

Welcome to the Lake DeSmet Conservation  District

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

Crazy Woman Canyon

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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 ext. 4

Powder River Basin Reclamation Resources

Here is a link to an information resource for landowners making decisions about the decommission and reclamation of coal bed methane fields

Last Modified on June 15, 2015

For WEB site issues please contact Jim Hurley

2015 Pesticide and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The District’s 2015 Pesticide and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day was held on May 16th 2015. Over 200 people dropped off items at the fairgrounds. The LDCD would like to thank all the volunteers who helped and those who participated  with their items in our 12th Annual collection day.

 

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.

 

Looking for information for your new home on the range?

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

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.

 

MISSON STATEMENT

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.

Sage Grouse CCAA (Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances)  and CCA (Candidate Conservation Agreement)

For more information, contact: CCAA Educational Project Coordinator - Leanne Correll, Sun Agri LLC

4WyomingAg@gmail.com (307)-920-1200

 

To obtain a copy of the CCAA Information packet including applications, call Wyoming Stock Growers Association at (307) 638-3942 or download from www.wysga.org. You will find much more information on these programs at the www.wysga.org link.

Landowner’s Approach to Umbrella CCAA, Landowner Handbook, Landowner Information Brochure, CCAA/CCA Forms and Templates, CCAA Latest Updates, and CCAA/CCA Education Program Calendar

Conservation Cost Share Funds

LOCAL CONSERVATION FUNDS NOW AVAILABLE

AUGUST 3rd 2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE

Application Packets Outlining Funding and General Criteria, Along with Program Limitations may be picked up at the office or are available HERE  

For further information, call Zach at 684-2526 ext. 101 or stop by our office at 621 W. Fetterman Buffalo.

BOARD MEETING CHANGES FOR JUNE AND JULY

The regular June meeting will be held June 30,2015 at 6:00 at the district office. LDCD 2015 Budget Hearing will be held on July 21st in addition to the regular board meeting and will begin at 8:00 p.m.

CCAA/CAA Workshop

The LDCD will be sponsoring a CCAA/CAA workshop on Thursday, June 25th from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Johnson County Fire hall. For more details, click HERE.

Attention Landowners with Irrigation Ditches and Stock Water Ponds.

The LDCD has created the Natural Resource Emergency Cost-Share Program to financially assist irrigators or producers with stock water ponds that were affected by the recent flooding in Northern Johnson County. There is funding available to assist with replacement or repair irrigation infrastructure such as ditches, headgates and/or permitted reservoirs. 

For more information stop by the office or call 684-2526 ext 4.