Purge the Spurge Event!

Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts are once again co-sponsoring Purge the Spurge event with Garfield County and CSU Extension!  This year we will not conduct on-site visits in order to protect you and our employees.  Please take a photo of your spurge and send it to Steve Anthony or Sarah LaRose of identification, then a picture of your bagged spurge.  Be careful - stay safe.  




Noxious Weed Application
Noxious Weed Application for DITCHES
Noxious Weed Application for PUBLIC LANDS


Due to the COVID 19 pandemic and the recommendations of the Colorado Department of Health, Governor Polis and the CDC, the Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts, will be closing their district office until at least March 30.

District Technicians, Mike Kishimoto and Dennis Davidson, will not be conducting field visits, and District Manager, Sharie Prow, will be teleworking. Emails and phone calls will be checked daily and answered in a timely manner.

The NRCS office is open with staff teleworking or taking appointments. If you have a NRCS project please contact the office at 970-945-5494 for service. You can contact FSA at the Mesa County Office at 970-242-4511 or the Garfield County office at 970-945-5494.

We will update information as we receive it. Thank you.

Ag Expo 2020 Scholarship

 

Sandy Jackson, Mount Sopris Conservation District, awards Cheyenne Stoner with scholarship

Ag Expo Scholarship Awarded

The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts awarded Cheyenne Stoner the Ag Expo Scholarship on Saturday, February 1st at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. This $2,500 scholarship requires community and / or agriculture involvement, an essay on conservation.  
Cheyenne has been active in the Mount Sopris 4-H Club, Student Council, Extended Table, Buddy Program, Cornerstone Christian Center Sunday School, among many other activities. Cheyenne will be pursuing and education in agriculture or wildlife biology at the University of Wyoming. Cheyenne is the daughter of Todd and Chris Stoner. 

                            


Each year the district supervisors provide an annual report to the Garfield County Commissioners.  Please let us know if you have a suggestion for a workshop, meeting or program.  2019 Annual Report

    

CoAgMet Summer 2015-2018 Information


Check out the CoAgMet page for daily readings in your area!

 


2019 Noxious Weed Cost Share Program


It's not too soon to start thinking about treating noxious weeds on your property.   Click here for the Noxious Weed Application.   Call (970) 404-3448 to schedule a site visit.  
 

No Till Drill Rental


The no-till drill is available for rent for your fall planting!  Please call early to ensure that you are able to reserve a day or two to plant your seed.  For more information call the office at 404-3447  or click on the "No-Till Drill" icon on the left.