District Conservation Technician Program

A federal, state and local partnership to deliver natural resource conservation technical assistance to private landowners. Open to ALL Conservation Districts in Colorado who have met the state statuatory requirements to be a district in "good standing".

  • To preserve or increase conservation technical assistance to landowners.
  • Allows applicants to apply for 75% cost-share to employ technical staff to implement Farm Bill conservation practices/planning on private land.
  • Applications are solicited in the summer for the following calendar year.
  • All applicants must verify their DUNS number and district contact information is current on www.Sam.gov. Note: Annual updates to this system are now required by the U.S. Government.
  • All records of this program are subject to audit by the CSCB.


Application & Operational Materials

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Current Participants

Conservation Districts Enrolled in 2019 DCT Program
Baca County
Big Thompson
Colorado First
Double El
East Otero
Fort Collins
High Desert
Middle Park
Spanish Peaks-Pugatoire River
White River

DCT Grants Received

The map shows participating districts and other proximal districts benefiting from the participation.


2007-2018 DCT Grants
Number of Grants Awarded