Colorado Department of Agriculture
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District Conservation Technician Program

Colorado State Conservation Board
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A federal, state and local partnership to deliver natural resource conservation technical assistance to private landowners

  • Open to ALL Conservation Districts in Colorado
  • To preserve or increase conservation technical assistance to landowners
  • Allows applicants to apply for 72.5% cost-share to employ staff to implement conservation
  • Practices/planning on private land
  • Applications are solicited in the summer for the following calendar year








For the 2013 program:

Contact Tammra Straub in Lakewood or your regional CSCB field specialist with questions about the program.

Program Materials

 More About The Program

 DCT Contract Guidelines

 DCT Reimbursement Claim Form

 DCT Administrative Tracking Form

 DCT Quarterly Report Template

 Reimbursement and Match Tracking Tool

 Match Funds Expenditure Tracking



Conservation Districts Enrolled in
2012 DCT Program

Major Counties Benefitting

Baca County Baca
Bent Bent
Burlington Kit Carson
Center Saguache
Colorado First Moffat
Costilla Costilla
Deer Trail Adams/Arapahoe
Double El Elbert/ElPaso/Lincoln
East Otero Crowley/OteroPueblo
Fremont Fremont/Custer
Gunnison Gunnison/Hinsdale/Saguache
Jefferson Jefferson/Clear Creek/Gilpin
Longmont Boulder/Weld/Broomfield
Mancos Montezuma
Mesa Garfield/Mesa
Northeast Prowers Prowers
Spanish Peaks-Pugatoire River Las Animas
Upper Huerfano Huerfano
Washington County Washington
West Greeley> Weld
White River Rio Blanco
Yuma Yuma


Conservation District Map with participation information from 2007 to 2011