Free Native Plants for Bird Habitat Workshop

CSU Extension Office 410 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80104 410 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO, United States

Local non-profit partner, Denver Audubon will present on the complexity of wild bird diets, highlighting some of our dynamic Colorado native plants for your landscape that also support beneficial pollinators and other wonderful wildlife.  Join us for a lively and engaging workshop – plant it and they will come! Presenter Kate Hogan is a certified CSU Native Plant Master and manages the Audubon Nature Center demonstration gardens at Chatfield State Park.
Wednesday March 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
CSU Extension Office Basement, 410 Fairgrounds Rd #2699, Castle Rock, CO 80104

Local non-profit partner, Denver Audubon will present on the complexity of wild bird diets, highlighting some of our dynamic Colorado native plants for your landscape that also support beneficial pollinators and other wonderful wildlife.  Join us for a lively and engaging workshop – plant it and they will come! Presenter Kate Hogan is a certified CSU Native Plant Master and manages the Audubon Nature Center demonstration gardens at Chatfield State Park.

Wednesday, March 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm

CSU Extension Office Basement, 410 Fairgrounds Rd #2699, Castle Rock, CO 80104

EMail Heather@DouglasConserves.org or call (303) 218 - 2622 to register. Space is limited.

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors of the Douglas County Conservation District meets on the 4th Monday each month, unless noted on this website. Please contact Heather Kelly to participate at Heather@DouglasConserves.org or (303) 218 - 2622.

Free Front Range Native Plants Workshop

CSU Extension Office 410 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80104 410 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO, United States

Front Range Native Plants

Douglas County Master Gardeners will discuss with us the benefits of native plants that thrive in our climate and in our soil conditions. Plant selection, planting method, and care will be covered. Plan for a short walk around the CSU Extension gardens before the workshop.

Thursday, April 6, 5:30 - 7:00pm

CSU Extension Office Basement, 410 Fairgrounds Rd #2699, Castle Rock, CO 80104.

EMail Heather@DouglasConserves.org or call (303) 219 - 2622 to register. Space is limited.

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. | Office of Engagement and Extension de CSU garantiza acceso significativo e igualdad de oportunidades para participar a las personas quienes su primer idioma no es el inglés.

Full statements are available at: https://extension.colostate.edu/statements-on-access-and-nondiscrimination/.

Earth Day Festival with the Town of Castle Rock

Festival Park 300 2nd St, Castle Rock, CO, United States

Join the Douglas County Conservation District and others on Earth Day 2023! Join in from 9 - 11 am for a conservation planting, then from 12 - 3 pm for the Earth Day Celebration. No registration required.

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors of the Douglas County Conservation District meets on the 4th Monday each month, unless noted on this website. Please contact Heather Kelly to participate at Heather@DouglasConserves.org or (303) 218 - 2622.

Free Noxious Weed Workshop

Franktown Firehouse 181. Located near the SW corner of Hwy 86 and Hwy 83 in Franktown. 1958 N. Hwy 83, Franktown, CO, United States

Led by the Douglas County Public Works Weed Department. This workshop will walk us through weed identification, mitigation best practice, and answer questions specific to your land. This workshop pairs well with the Free Soil Workshop in June.

Thursday, May 18, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Franktown Firehouse 181 located at 1959 N HWY 83, Franktown, CO 80116

EMail Heather@DouglasConserves.org or call (303) 218 - 2622 to register. Space is limited.

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors of the Douglas County Conservation District meets on the 4th Monday each month, unless noted on this website. Please contact Heather Kelly to participate at Heather@DouglasConserves.org or (303) 218 - 2622.

Free Soil Workshop

Douglas County Events Center 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock, CO, United States

The Colorado State University Extension Office will lead us through their soil test process (bring a cup of your own soil if you like), learn about our local soil conditions and how to use it to your advantage at this engaging workshop. Led by John Murgel, Extension Specialist, Horticulture and Natural Resources with support from the Douglas County Farm Bureau.

The Douglas County Farm Bureau will be providing a light dinner, come hungry!

EMail Heather@DouglasConserves.org or call (303) 218 - 2622 to Register, space is limited.

When - Thursday, June 1, 5:30 - 7:00pm
Where - Douglas County Fairgrounds, Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock, CO

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. | Office of Engagement and Extension de CSU garantiza acceso significativo e igualdad de oportunidades para participar a las personas quienes su primer idioma no es el inglés.

Full statements are available at: https://extension.colostate.edu/statements-on-access-and-nondiscrimination/.

Local Workgroup Session with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Free

Franktown Firehouse 181. Located near the SW corner of Hwy 86 and Hwy 83 in Franktown. 1958 N. Hwy 83, Franktown, CO, United States

The Douglas County Conservation District partners with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), to identify local natural resource concerns like healthy soil, noxious weeds, and ways to deal with drought, and urban farming to name a few.

NRCS seeks input from the local community regarding their natural resource issues. Results from this work session inform the NRCS about your concerns and drive federal dollars to address those issues. Come and share your natural resource concerns with us at this session.

Pizza will be served. Please bring your own drink. Registration is required. Call or email Heather, District Manager, Douglas County Conservation District to register. Office Line (303) 218 2622, Heather@DouglasConserves.org.
Space is limited.

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors of the Douglas County Conservation District meets on the 4th Monday each month, unless noted on this website. Please contact Heather Kelly to participate at Heather@DouglasConserves.org or (303) 218 - 2622.