IN THE EVENT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AND THE CONSERVATION DISTRICT OFFICE IS CLOSED we will still be collecting water samples for testing. For your convenience pickup of test kits and drop off of collected water samples will be accepted at the tree shop located behind Weed and Pest at 4516 US-26 during government shutdown.
Code 837 (Lingle/Ft. Laramie Conservation District) will collect water samples on January 23, 2018 and bring to tree shop during the hours of 7:30 am and 11:30 am.
Code 834 (South Goshen Conservation District) can pick up collection bottles and instructions from January 24 -26, 2018 at the tree shop. Sample collection day is scheduled for January 30, 2018. Please collect your samples that day and deliver back to the tree shop during the hours of 7:30 am and 11:30 am.
Code 532 (North Platte Valley Conservation District) can pick up bottles January 29 – February 2, 2018 at the tree shop.Sample collection day is scheduled for February 6, 2018. Please collect your samples that day and deliver back to the tree shop during the hours of 7:30 am and 11:30 am.
For assistance during government shutdown- call 307-532-1916Don/ 208-869-5332Denise/ 307-575-2278Karri
If the government reopens before your scheduled water collection day we will resume activities at the district office located at 1441 East M Street.
W.S. 11-16-122. Powers and duties of districts and supervisors thereof generally.
(v) Conduct surveys, investigations and research and disseminate information relating to range management, the character of soil erosion, flood prevention or the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water, and the preventive and control measures and works of improvement needed, but in order to avoid duplication of research activities, no district shall initiate any research program except in cooperation with the government of this state or its agencies, or with the United States or its agencies;
(vi) Conduct demonstration projects within the district on lands owned or controlled by this state or its agencies, with the cooperation of the agency administering and having jurisdiction thereof, and on other lands within the district with the consent of the owner or occupier of the lands, to demonstrate range management practices, the means, methods and measures by which soil and soil resources may be conserved, and soil erosion in the form of soil blowing and washing may be prevented and controlled and works of improvement for flood prevention or the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water may be carried out;