A Resource for Land Managers

As landowners negotiate the many challenges of land management, EVLT’s Stewardship is available as a resource. Do you have a sticky land ownership issue?  Let’s brainstorm solutions together.

Noxious Weeds

Are you working to control noxious weeds on your property? Thank you for your efforts, weed management requires a team effort. This is by far the most common issue on the properties we monitor, here are some resources that might help:

 

Eagle County Conservation District has some great resources regarding noxious weeds in the valley, including a noxious weed cost share program, and herbicides available for purchase at a reduced rate. For more information please visit: http://www.eaglecountycd.org/programs

EAGLE COUNTY OPEN SPACE
Eagle County Vegetation Management is available for onsite consultations, herbicide recommendations and weed management plan development. Their website also contains information on weed species and how to control them. For more information please visit: http://www.eaglecounty.us/weeds/

 

The Eagle County Colorado State Extension Office is a wealth of knowledge on native plants and noxious weeds. For more information on the CSU extension program please visit: http://extension.colostate.edu/
For the Eagle County CSU Extension Office please visit: http://www.eaglecounty.us/csu/

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Habitat Partnership Program (HPP) offers matching funds for qualified noxious weed projects. For more information please visit: http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/HabitatPartnershipProgram.aspx

 

Wildlife Conflict

Are you dealing with a wildlife conflict? Thank you for your efforts to protect Colorado’s wildlife, we are grateful for what you do for our wild neighbors. If wildlife are causing problems on your property – through predation, crop destruction, or otherwise – we want to help you work out this conflict. Here are some resources that might help:

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has many resources available on their website for dealing with wildlife. The “Learn” section of their website is especially helpful. For more information please visit: http://cpw.state.co.us/

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Habitat Partnership Program (HPP) can provide funding for wildlife-friendly fencing. For more information please visit: http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/HabitatPartnershipProgram.aspx

Agriculture

Are you an agricultural producer? Thank you for your efforts to produce food and fiber and preserve Colorado’s agricultural heritage.   Thank you for your efforts to protect Colorado’s wildlife, we are grateful for what you do for our wild neighbors. Colorado passed Regulation 85 in 2012 to reduce nutrient pollution in lakes, rivers and streams. Colorado Ag Water Quality offers Best Management Practices (BMPs) for agricultural practices that protect water quality. Here are some resources that might help:

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