Next LRCD Board Meeting:
Wednesday, August 20th
Board meeting at noon
District Office, 5015 Stone Rd.,
Please Call for Directions 721-0072
Previous versions are available on the Newsletter Page.
UNITED STATES YTTRIUM PLANT and MIDWEST/STANDARD OIL REFINERY CLEAN UP
Here is a link to a June 7th article in the Boomerang on the status of the refinery clean up. Heavy equipment working on site.
AG EXPO POSTER CONTEST WINNERS
This year’s Ag Expo Poster Contest winners were:
Grand Champion—Emerson Kelly, Snowy Range Elementary
Superior Champion—Bailey McVey, Harmony Elementary
Reserve Champion—Emmitt Gray, Spring Creek Elementary
SNOW REPORT and LARAMIE RIVER HYDROGRAPH
Here are links to two sites that contain up-to-date information on water and snow conditions in the Laramie area. The first one is the University of Wyoming Water Resource Data System (WRDS) WEB site for the snow report. The second one is the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service for Laramie River status.
Specific information on gardening is available on the gardening link on this page. There is large amount of useful information on activities related to gardening on other links on this page also. You can get more information here or you can contact Trish Penny by email or phone 307 721-0072 for more information on LRCD’s Community Gardening projects.
If you go to the Community Gardening page and scroll down to the bottom of the page you will find a link to information on roses that will grow in the Laramie area.
2012/2013 Annual Report
The new Annual Report is available on the APO, LRP, Budget page. Information on all the Districts 2012/2013 activities is available in the report.
NOTICE TO HISPANIC AND/OR WOMEN FARMERS OR RANCHERS
COMPENSATION FOR CLAIMS OF DISCRIMINATION
Read the flyer available here for more information.
LRCD Cost Share Program — sign up now for your water saving, tree planting, community improving, project. Ongoing application process.
Wildfire Cost Share
$5500 in grant funds went out to assist landowners affected by the Squirrel Creek and Arapaho wildfires.
Looking for resources for your new home on the range? Check out:
Small Acreage Resources Page and the Buying Albany County Land Page
To provide leadership for the conservation of Albany County’s soil and water, promote and protect the quality of Albany County’s waters, and promote sustained use of Wyoming’s water and all other natural resources. Preserve and enhance wildlife habitat, protect the tax base and promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Albany County through a responsible conservation ethic.
Last Modified on August 14, 2014
For WEB site issues please contact Jim Hurley
What’s new? Analytical Cost Share Program for Albany County Residents
LRCD is pleased to announce a new cost share (50% reimbursement) program for having water, soil or forage analyzed. Participants must discuss the question they hope to answer and their strategy for answering it with LRCD staff before applying. Then, the board must authorize the request at their monthly meeting. You can download the program description and application form here. Or call 721-0072 for more information.
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