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This local poster contest is open to kindergarten through 12th grade public and home school students. Deadline: May 6th, 4:00 pm.

The National Soil and Water Stewardship Week is April 30-May 7. The topic this year is watersheds, and the Poster Contest theme is "One Water".

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Home composting is an excellent way to save money on trash disposal by recycling organic kitchen and garden waste into a useful soil amendment that can benefit your lawn and garden. UCCD encourages home composting. Check out the resources on our new page and learn about the low-cost Compost Bin opportunity coming spring 2023!

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New for 2023 ordering:

  • different variety of tree species available

  • PDF descriptions of individual species

  • April 13, 2023 deadline

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  • Seedling Trees

  • Bacteria & E.coli in our water

  • How to tell if your lawn is overwatered

  • We need your input - SURVEY

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If you are a Uinta County livestock owner or manager, stop by to pick one up:

  • Uinta County Conservation District Office, 204 E Sage, Lyman, M-Th 8-4

  • University of Wyoming Extension Office, 228 9th St, Evanston, M-F 8-5

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Wyoming State Statutes require developers of all subdivisions to obtain a review regarding soil suitability for various urban uses, erosion control, flooding hazards, and sedimentation. UCCD is responsible for all Uinta County subdivision reviews.

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WCHS is stakeholder engagement effort aimed at engaging the ag community to identify ways to support producers in the voluntary adoption of soil health practices on croplands and grazing lands. As a member of Wyoming’s ag community, we value your input and invite you to help us gather information by taking this important survey.

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Uinta County rancher, Shaun Sims was highlighted in a short video produced by the Public Lands Council, American Sheep Industry Association, & National Grazing Land Coalition.

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Soil Health is an important topic.

Find information about UCCD sponsored workshops, Wyoming Collaborative for Healthy Soils workshops and surveys, as well as additional resources on this page.

CALENDAR

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February 22

March 9-10

April 11

April 14 deadline

Keeping Your Fields in Production - workshop

Wy-Ut Ag Days in Evanston (more info to come)

Community Enhancement Grant deadline

Now taking SEEDLING TREE orders for spring 2022

NEWS & EVENTS

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Newsletter

Inside this issue:

  • Keeping your fields in production - Upcoming workshop details

  • Community Enhancement Grants

  • Birding Websites and Apps

  • Practical Aspects of Tree Selection for High Desert Climates

  • 2022 Poster Contest Theme

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Public Workshop

Keeping your Fields in Production

February 22, 2022, 12:00-3:00 pm

UCCD Office, 204 East Sage St. Lyman WY

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Community Enhancement Grants

Application Deadline April 11, 2022

The Uinta County Conservation District is now accepting applications for the Community Enhancement Grant Program.  

Grants are open to any groups, teams, clubs, schools, partnering agencies, businesses, church groups, scout groups or other civic organizations with an interest in providing service to the community. 

UCCD will select well-planned projects that serve a wide variety of environmental stewardship goals while showing a benefit to the public.

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Outdoor Education Grants

Are you an educator or a citizen who has an idea for community education?

 

UCCD offers Outdoor Education Grants for natural resource and agriculture related outdoor education.

 

Applicants can apply for up to $1000 per outdoor event.

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Water Outlook

Current Wyoming SNOTEL: Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) % Normal. USDA/NRC.

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Redbooks

2022 Redbooks are IN!

If you are a livestock owner or manager, stop by to pick one up.

Redbooks are pocket-sized books used by livestock owners to keep record of herd and grazing information.

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Seedling Trees

* Early tree orders are recommended.

Seedling tree order forms are now available!

Click the following link, come in to our office, or give us a call to get a copy of the order form and order your 2022 spring seedlings today.

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Subdivision Reviews

State Law requires that developers request a subdivision review through the Uinta County Conservation District prior to subdivision approval.

Reviews and recommendations are given regarding soil suitability for various urban uses, erosion control, flooding hazard, sedimentation, etc. Other resource concerns related to water, vegetation, and wildlife are also addressed.

 

UCCD provides concerns and recommendations only, they cannot approve or disapprove a proposed subdivision. Completed reviews are provided to the County Commissioners and County Planner for consideration.

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Gardening page

Check out the resources on our gardening page.

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Wildflowers

We can help you identify SW Wyoming plants. Check out our Wildflower page.

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Rangeland App

The Rangeland App is a free online program which combines on-the-ground data with remote sensing to produce maps and charts which show vegetation characteristics on the landscape.

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Wyoming Drought Resources Website

Gordon Administration Launches New Wyoming Drought Resources Website:

Timely information is now available detailing drought conditions, current emergency declarations and useful resources for affected areas

https://drought.wyo.gov/

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What We Do

Interested in what we do? Watch this Video

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Tire Water Tanks

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Code of the West

Protecting our way of life in Wyoming is important for our future.

"Life in the country can be rich and rewarding, treasured by both Uinta County residents who have been here for generations, and those who have recently moved here."

Read the Uinta County Code of the West for more information about the ethics we hold as Uinta County residents when it comes to living, building and developing in Uinta County.

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