White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts
Welcome to the White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts. The districts promote the wise use of natural resources and address rangeland health, wildlife, forest health, water, and soil erosion through information, education and technical assistance. On this site you will find information on upcoming district events, services provided, and information valuable to landowners.
Conservation Districts are political subdivisions of the State of Colorado. The authorities, power and structure are contained in the Colorado Revised Statutes, Title 35, Article 70.
Click on the above image for a complete update on the September 2020 District activities and projects.
The western portion of Rio Blanco County is at high risk for wildfires. Click on above image for more information regarding the Colorado Wildfire Risk Assessment.
The Rio Blanco County
Land and Resource Plan and Policies
The Rio Blanco County Land and Resource Use Plan has been finalized and adopted by the White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts, and the Rio Blanco County Commissioners.
Please click the link below to view the Plan
Why the Multi-Use of BLM Lands in Colorado is Important
Ever wonder why the multi-use of public lands in Colorado is important? Click on the link below to discover the economic benefits the multi-use of BLM Lands contributes to Colorado's economy.
Learn More About Each District
Points of Interest
See the House Committee on Natural Resources concerning "Challenges and Potential Solutions for BLM's Wild Horse & Burro Program"
Colorado Governor Hickenlooper recognizes the White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts at the 2017 NACD Annual Meeting for developing the Land and Resource Plan and Policies. Click here to watch the full address. The Governor discusses this at 9:30 in the video.
Farmers' Guide to Farm Bill Programs
This guide describes assistance for farmers, ranchers, and forest managers available through the 2018 Farm Bill.
To learn more, visit the local USDA Service Center or farmers.gov