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.
Grant Funding Diagram
Grant Funding Diagram 

2019 DCT Application Materials

2018 DCT Operational Materials


Current Participants

Conservation Districs Enrolled in 2016 DCT Program Proximal Districts Benefitting Major Counties Benefitting
Baca County   Baca
Big Thompson   Larimer
Burlington   Kit Carson
Center Rio Grande Saguache
Colorado First   Moffat
Costilla   Costilla
Deer Trail East Adams, West Arapahoe Adams/Arapahoe
Delta   Delta
Double El Agate Elbert/El Paso/Lincoln
East Otero Olney-Boone, West Otero Crowley/Otero Pueblo
Fort Collins   Larimer
Fremont Custer County Fremont/Custer
Gunnison   Gunnison/Hinsdale/Saguache
High Desert   Montezuma
Jefferson   Jefferson/Clear Creek/Gilpin
Longmont Boulder Valley Boulder/Weld/Broomfield
Mancos   Montezuma
Northeast Prowers   Prowers
Shavano   Ouray, Montrose, Gunnison
Spanish Peaks-Pugatoire River Branson-Trinchera Las Animas
Washington County   Washington
West Greeley   Weld

DCT Grants Received

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


2007-2018 DCT Grants
Number of Grants Awarded