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February 2022

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors is held every fourth Monday unless noted here. Meetings are open to the public and available via free Zoom. Contact the District Manager to participate (303) 218-2622 or Admin@DouglasConserves.org.

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March 2022

Fire Mitigation Practice and Grants Available from the District – Free Workshop

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Fire Mitigation Practices & Grants Available from the District
Led by the State of Colorado Forest Service - Franktown Field Office, this workshop will inform local people of the potential fire risk to them and how to apply fire mitigation practices at home.
We will also cover Douglas County Conservation District Grants that are available.
This workshop will be held virtually via free Zoom Meeting.
Thursday, March 3
5:30 - 6:30pm
To register call or email - Heather@DouglasConserves.org, (303) 218-2622

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Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors is held every fourth Monday unless noted here. Meetings are open to the public and available via free Zoom. Contact the District Manager to participate (303) 218-2622 or Admin@DouglasConserves.org.

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Fire Mitigation & Grant Workshop

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom

This workshop is led by the Colorado State Forest Service - Franktown Field Office. The content focuses on defensible space in fire prone areas in Douglas County. We will also go over available grants for Fire Mitigation work on your property.

Contact Heather to register for this in person workshop. Admin@DouglasConserves.org or (303) 218 - 2622.

Zoom Info

Hello and thank you for your interest in Fire Mitigation in Douglas County,

Below is the Zoom link for the Fire Mitigation and Grant Workshop. We plan to start promptly at 5:30pm, Thursday, March 31. Please use your mute function unless actively speaking.

Here is the link to the Conservation District’s grant programs and applications that we will discuss - https://douglasconserves.org/grants/

Here is the link to the Colorado State Forest Service, Franktown Field Office, Meg Halford who will talk with us about fire mitigation - https://csfs.colostate.edu/franktown/

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April 2022

Annual Plant Sale – Plant Pick Up Day

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Douglas County Fairgrounds – Kirk Hall, 500 Fairgrounds Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80104 United States
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The Annual Plant Sale is our biggest fund raiser. Proceeds support local conservation programs. Thank you for your support!

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Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors is held every fourth Monday unless noted here. Meetings are open to the public and available via free Zoom. Contact the District Manager to participate (303) 218-2622 or Admin@DouglasConserves.org.

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May 2022

Rangeland Management with Dan Nosal – Free Workshop

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Franktown Firehouse 181. Located near the SW corner of Hwy 86 and Hwy 83., 1958 N. Hwy 83
Franktown, CO 80116 United States
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This workshop is led by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Dan Nosal, Rangeland Specialists. We will go over the Rangeland Management Guide Sheet which helps us understand how to properly graze without overgrazing the land. Come with questions about your land and animals.
We will meet at the Franktown Firehouse 181 located at 1959 N HWY 83, Franktown, CO 80116.
Thursday, May 12
5:30 - 6:30pm
Call or email to register - Heather@DouglasConserves.org, (303) 218-2622

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Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors is held every fourth Monday unless noted here. Meetings are open to the public and available via free Zoom. Contact the District Manager to participate (303) 218-2622 or Admin@DouglasConserves.org.

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June 2022

Youth Conservation Camp 2022

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
CALFs Lowell Ranch Castle Rock CO, 2330 S. I-25, East Frontage Road
Castle Rock, CO 80104 United States
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Free

Youth Conservation Camp is a free, one day event for kids ages 7 - 14. We meet at CALF's Lowell Ranch a Historic Landmark and ranch south of Castle Rock, Colorado founded by John and Bea Lowell.

Sessions are ~ 30 minutes long; Water Critters, Skins and Skulls, Food Web and 4-H Animals! Sessions are led by local Conservation Educators and 4-H Leaders. Time for snacks and lunch is built in.

- Arrive at 9am for check in. Address is 2330 East Frontage Road, Castle Rock, CO 80104.
- Pick up at 2pm for check out.
- Dress for the weather, bring a refillable water jug, snacks and a sack lunch, sunscreen, sun hat, wear closed-toe (this is important) shoes that can get wet in the creek.

Registration is required. Please email Heather Kelly, District Manager at Heather@DouglasConserves.org to register. Call (303) 218 - 2622 with any questions.

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Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors is held every fourth Monday unless noted here. Meetings are open to the public and available via free Zoom. Contact the District Manager to participate (303) 218-2622 or Admin@DouglasConserves.org.

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