Education Outreach

Educational presentations were made to several groups and organizations during the 2013- 2014 fiscal year.

The past year’s projects include:

· Trees, Bugs and Shrubs V  Workshop addressing identification of the emerald ash beetle and other common pests, health of the Bighorn National Forest and proper pruning of storm damaged trees.

· A Sage Grouse Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for private lands and Candidate Conservation Agreement  (CCA) for lessees on state and public lands.

· Met with local elected officials and state legislators to review and discuss the Annual Report and the cost-share projects of the district.

· Purchased copies of the Plants with Altitude booklet published by UW Extension for free distribution.

 

World Water Monitoring Day

 

Soil and Water Stewardship Week

Classroom visits

Buffalo Ag Day

Earth Day

 

4th Grade Foresters Program

Scholarships  for attendance to the WyRED (Wyoming Resource Education Days)

General financial support for Natural Resource development through Wyoming State 4-H Foundation.

 

Contact the district at (307) 684-2526 ext 3 for more information.

LDCD works with the youth of the District by sponsoring and assisting in educational workshops that heighten awareness of natural resource issues.

 

LDCD participates in Buffalo Ag Day to provide students educational materials and instruction on the conservation benefits of tree plantings. Approximately 98 students were given blue spruce seedlings and taught how to plant and care for them and the importance of trees to conservation.  Ag Day was May 8, 2014.

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LDCD supports the 4-H awards program and continues to sponsor conservation educational programs thru 4-H and Wyoming Resource Education Day

 

LDCD makes available the educational brochures on integrated pest management of Leafy Spurge.

 

Provides landowners and users with informational and educational material in utilizing innovative technology to enhance wildlife habitat and address species at risk.

 

Informs landowners on the value of integrated pest management plans for addressing invasive/noxious weeds.

 

Provides and disseminate information to landowners/users, resource agencies, groups and local government on energy development issues.

Makes available the Successful Seeding for Sage Grouse in Northeastern Wyomingresource guide for use in urban and CBM development and reclamation efforts.

 

Continues outreach efforts by providing educational presentations on District projects and activities to various natural resource managers/agencies.

EXAMPLE EDUCATION PROJECT

LDCD hosted the Sage Grouse Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances and Candidate Conservation Agreement Workshop.  The informational workshop was led by speakers from the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the BLM.  Packets with the information and how to apply are available at the LDCD office.  42 people attended.

Last Modified on December 2, 2014

Students receiving their seedlings and learning how to plant them at the 2014 Buffalo Ag Day