Conservation District Cost Share Programs

 Conservation Cost Share

Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts offer a cost share program for your conservation needs.  Improvements can include irrigation and range conservation practices.  Technical assistance is available from surveying and designing your irrigation system to recommending seed selection for your range project.  You must complete the application and have our staff review your project before it is reviewed by the committee for consideration and funding is limited!  Call the district office at 404-3439 to schedule your appointment today!

Document Package:

Conservation Cost Share Application

District Cost Share Criteria and Guidelines



Noxious Weed Cost Share

The partnership between landowners, Garfield County, Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts continue with the noxious weed program. This program is in its 13th year and continues to be a successful program for the Districts, County and most importantly, the landowners that we represent.  Call today for an on-site visit!

Noxious Weed Application


Four easy steps for a successful cost share reimbursement!

1.  Download and print the application or call the office at 404-3438 and we will mail you one.

2.  Call Steve Anthony at 945-1377 ext. 4305 or Jonathan Rose at 404-3438 to schedule the required on-site visit to assist you in identifying, mapping, and your treatment options. 

3.  Fill out the application in its entirety, including the required map.  If you need assistance filling out the application please call the office.

4. Send in the application with a copy of your paid invoices by the deadlines of July 8 or November 14.  Reimbursement will be made within 30 days.   

Our goal to assist you in the treatment of your noxious weeds!  We have staff available to help with any of the steps above! 

Noxious Weed Cost Share Application

Application for DITCHES  


The conservation districts provides informational DVD's, publications, and educational materials for checkout on a two week basis.  Please click here for a list of materials available. 


NEW!  Noxious Weed Pocket Guide


Noxious Weed Management Pocket Guide

Great pocket guide with a description of noxious weeds, pictures, and control methods.  Downloadable or call the District office for a a hard copy.  945-5494 ext 105. 


Conservation Tree Sales

Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts partner with Colorado State Forest Service to provide conservation seedling trees to landowners for a nominal cost.  Seedlings are grown at the CSU nursery, the conservation districts accept orders through the winter and trees are delivered in the spring in time for planting.  Survival supplies are also available at a reasonable fee.  Please click on the links below for the order forms and planting guides.  If you have any questions please call the district office at 970-404-3439. For more information go to:

Seedling Order Form            Sold Out List

Seedling Survival Supplies 

Tree Buyers Guide

Fruits of Your Labor Cookbook


                                        Colorado State Forest Service Nursery