Uinta County Conservation District

204 East Sage St 

PO Box 370

Lyman, WY 82937

307 787 3070

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LAND USE PLANNING

 

The various programs, projects and partnerships of Uinta County Conservation District fit into the Land Use Planning Program.

UCCD's Land Use Planning GOAL is to improve livestock production, wildlife habitat, recreation and watershed protection while improving and maintaining productivity on rangelands and pasturelands in Uinta County. 

Our accomplishments and objectives that cover this goal are as follows:

Work with and assist BLM and USDA Forest Service with range assessments on grazing allotments

Offer seeding alternatives that can be used in conjunction with range treatments for various soils and management objectives to increase vegetative cover

Review and provide recommendations on subdivision reviews as required by the state

Participate as a Cooperating Agency during federal land planning processes to represent the interests of the local landowners and land users, including the DEIS High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis

Maintain a working relationship with Uinta County Weed and Pest to distribute information on noxious weeds in Uinta County and assist with weed management efforts

Offer basic soil testing and other soil information including maps and lab information

Assist with organization of Uinta County Soil Health Day and present range monitoring values and concepts at the workshop

Assist both large and small landowners with their resource questions and provide science based solutions for the sustainability of the natural resource

Assist and educate large and small landowners in developing grazing plans and the benefits of proper grazing management

Educate landowners on the cost share programs that the district offers as well as the many other programs and resources available through other agencies

Maintain and develop working relationships with federal, state, and county government agencies responsible for natural resource management

Keep landowners informed on natural resource developments that affect the producers of Uinta County

Work with landowners to develop conservation plans that addresses their resource concerns and improvement opportunities

Work with private landowners to complete range monitoring and conservation planning on private land

Assist private landowners with resource concerns using data from trail cameras where appropriate

Provide rubber tire water tanks to allow producers to provide water for livestock and wildlife in remote areas

Work with landowners to re-seed burned areas on private ground