SHERIDAN COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT NEWSLETTERS

 

The Sheridan County Conservation District publishes a biannual newsletter.  These newsletters are distributed in the spring (usually to announce upcoming workshops, program signups and summer activities) and again in November.

 

If you would like to be included on the District newsletter list, all you have to do is contact the District using the contact form under "Contact Us" or give us a call and ask to be added. Please indicate whether you would like to receive the newsletter in the mail or via e-mail. 

The 2019 newsletter includes information on the Tongue River Restoration Project, USDA Rural Development Programs, and updates on the Acme Power Plant Reclamation Project. You'll also find results from the Long Range Plan survey. And don't forget, the tree program kicks off on November 1st! 

Check out the 2019 spring issue for more information on upcoming workshops and tours, our annual poster contest, updates on the Acme Power Plant, Mavrakis Pond and much more! 

Check out our fall newsletter to expand your knowledge on streamside stewardship and on recent District activities, like our oil program and living snow fence. You'll also find information on the Acme Power Plant, our 2018-2019 Tree Program, and upcoming events. And don't forget, we can now take membership donations and tree orders online! As always, please consider renewing your membership or becoming a supporting member to help protect land and water quality in Sheridan County. 

In this issue you will find information on several upcoming workshops and tours happening this summer, as well as a schedule of other upcoming events. You'll see an informational article on grazing management and water quality, along with the types of projects SCCD can provide financial assistance for to help improve water quality in Sheridan County. Check out updates on the 2018 Wyoming State Fair and our congratulations to our Board Supervisor, Susan Holmes, who was awarded with the 2017 Outstanding District Supervisor award! 

Our Fall 2017 Conservation Gazette includes information on the SCCD's ability to provide financial assistance for land and water quality projects throughout the county. This issue also contains information on an upcoming soil health workshop with Gabe Brown, the winner of the 2016 Soil and Water Stewardship Week Poster Contest, the upcoming theme for the 2017 Soil and Water Stewardship Week Poster contest, photos of fun watershed education activities, and details on the future of the Acme Power Plant Site. 

Don't forget, fall means it's time to get your tree orders in! You will find information on the tree program, as well as the tree order form in this issue.

 

Finally, included in this issue is our membership form. Please consider renewing your membership or becoming a supporting member to help protect land and water quality in Sheridan County. 

Check out the Conservation Gazette Fall 2016 issue for tips on getting your home and landscape ready for winter.  Now is also a great time to plan for your tree plantings to be ready for springtime.  Ideas for how to incorporate trees into your conservation plans are included.    

Updates are given on SCCD activities such as water monitoring, project follow-up, and the social indicator survey results.  An invitation to be a supporter of SCCD's conservation efforts through membership donations is contained in the newsletter.  Also, look to see the winning posters in the Soil and Water Stewardship Week Poster Contest!

And, of course, the 2016-2017 Conservation Seedling Tree Sale order form is part of the Fall 2016 issue.  Be sure to order early to ensure the varieties you want are available!  Order deadline is March 31, 2017.

In this issue you will find information on the upcoming interim watershed monitoring in the Tongue River Watershed, as well as a summary of how the SCCD cost-share program works, with a remider that the next batching date is approaching in July.  The SCCD is also launching a social indicators survey to help us improve programs directed toward protecting and improving water quality in Sheridan County.   If you are a recepient of one of these surveys, please take the time to fill it out. 

 

Finally, remind your kids, grandkids, neighborhood kids that it's poster contest time!  Winning posters go on to the state competition for a chance to win $100.00!!  This year's theme is "We All Need Trees".  Check out our homepage for more information on the poster contest.

This issue highlights Brucellosis and Risk Assessment.  It describes how producers can work with the Wyoming Livestock Board to develop Individual Brucellosis Herd Plans.

 

This issue also includes information on the upcoming Tongue River Total Maximum Daily Load, Batching Date Deadline Reminders, information on the 2015 Goose Creek monitoring and a reminder that we would still appreciate your support in our annual membership drive.

 

Finally, fall is our Tree issue!  Look for the seedling tree order form insert. Orders must be in by March 31, 2016.

In this issue, readers will find information on the upcoming "Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators".  

 

Also included, is information on grant programs, as well as the SCCD membership opportunity.  

 

It's also a great time to renew your membership, or become a supporting member. Membership who contribute $50.00 or more will receive a FREE "Plants with Altitude" field guide.

Readers will find information on the updated 2015-2019 Sheridan County Conservation District Long Range Plan.  The District updates their LRP every five years.

 

It's tree time again!  Look for the 2014-15 Seedling Tree Sales tree order form in this issue of the SCCD newsletter.  Remember, some species of trees sell out quickly so get your orders in early.  Please remember to include sales tax with your payment.

 

Also, if you haven't already done so, please consider renewing or becoming a new supporting member for the SCCD.  Membership dollars help leverage state and federal grants, and help the SCCD put on workshops and other educational events.

In this issue, readers will find information on the upcoming "Productive Landscapes" workshop series.  The series will feature three mini workshops, May 5th, 7th and 8th, with topics covering the 2014 Farm Bill, Water-wise Gardening and Energy Efficiency in the home.

 

Readers will also find information about SCCD's cost-share programs and for the kids, there is information about the Soil and Water Stewardship Week poster contest.  The theme for this year is "Dig Deeper, Mysteries in the Soil".  Get your entries in by August 1st.  

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Sheridan County Conservation District

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Sheridan, WY  82801

(307) 672-5820 ext. 3

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