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Conservation Trees

Clear Creek Middle School students planting trees to replace removed Russian Olives in the City Green Belt

Mature Tree Program Delivery Day

Last Modified on November 9, 2015

The district assisted with many tree disease diagnosis this past spring and summer.  Several new tree problems arose this year throughout the area due to the wet spring and summer.


Lake DeSmet Conservation District sells seedling trees each year and also provides assistance with windbreak design and planting tips and guides. The 2016 program is under way, you can download a tree order form here or pick one up in the district office


Please check out our newly published  A Guide to the Trees In Buffalo to see what trees are thriving in Buffalo.  The booklets are available at our office free of charge.

Another publication with good information for Wyoming tree owners’ is the Wyoming Tree Owner’s Manual. More good information can be found on Wyoming Tree Information site.

Another very informative publication is “Plants with Altitude” from Barnyards and Backyards - which discusses regionally native plants for Wyoming Gardens.



The Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts (WACD) WEB site has several videos that that will assist you in your tree planting activities. LDCD would like to call your attention to the videos on Living Snow Fences and Windbreaks that can be found at their site.


Here are links to three Colorado State University Nursery Publications that will help with the planning, buying, planting and care of your new seedling trees:

· Planting Guide

· Trees for Conservation: A Buyer's Guide

· Trees for Conservation: Planning, Planting & Care


The South Platte Natural Resource District in Nebraska has created this Weed Barrier Video about how to mitigate Tree Fabric Girdling in Conservation Trees.