We had an amazing evening celebrating with friends and supporters at our Cocktails for Conservation event on January 31st! Big thanks to the fantastic people and businesses who helped make this event possible, including:
Public House701for treating us to wonderful hospitality, ambience, and food;
Ben Gibson for serving up Peace, Love, and 70s tunes;
Our sponsors and silent auction donors; and
Our Board, volunteers, and attendees.
Thanks for your support and see you all again next year!
Join LPOSC Tomorrow for Green Business Roundtable
Join La Plata Open Space Conservancy, Montezuma Land Conservancy, and the Fort Lewis College Farmer Training Program at Green Business Roundtable on Wednesday, February 14th from 12 – 1 PM at the Powerhouse Science Center to learn about efforts to improve access to land for new farmers.
Water rights are a hot topic for Colorado landowners. If you missed Western Landowner’s Alliance’s Feb. 2 webinar, “Is Use It or Lose It An Absolute? Historical consumptive use in Colorado and understanding your water rights“, you can watch the recording here, and check out a synopsis here.
Notice of Annual Meeting & Local Workgroup Meeting
The La Plata Conservation District (LPCD) announces that it is hosting its Annual Landowner Meeting to be immediately followed by a Local Work Group Meeting for both the La Plata and Pine River Conservation Districts on the day and location described below. Both meetings are open to our constituents and interested members of the general public.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 20th TIME: 4-6 PM WHERE: La Plata County Fairgrounds Extension Building, Lightner Room 2500 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81303
LPCD Annual Landowner Meeting: Will begin at 4:00 p.m. Its purpose is to inform landowners within the District about ongoing efforts and programs, this year’s accomplishments, future plans, and for the CD’s Board of Supervisors to learn how it can better serve our constituents. There will also be a brief presentation on the NRCS Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).
Local Work Group Meeting: Will commence following the Annual Meeting at approximately 5:00 p.m. The focus will be to identify existing agricultural and natural resource conservation issues in our community, and to provide information and feedback for directing USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs.
The La Plata and Pine River Conservation Districts appreciate your interest in conservation in Colorado and look forward to working with you to gather this vital information. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact La Plata CD at (970) 422-3376 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to attend the meeting, we invite you to fill out our Online Survey.
Do you have an extra room, ADU, or land for camping? You can support the next generation of conservationists by hosting a Southwest Conservation Corps member. You may be eligible for compensation and tax benefits. Please find more information here and reach out to Jacob at email@example.com for more information.
La Plata Open Space Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your gift may be tax deductible. Our EIN number is: 84-1204273.