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conservation seedeings

Conservation Trees

  • Conservation Grade Seedlings are offered for sale annually to SERCD residents.You must reside with the SER Conservation District. Please contact Garrett for assistance and species availability before ordering.
  • Cost Share available for conservation tree plantings.  Landowner must live on 5+ acres to apply.  Cost Share components include:  site prep, planting, weed barrier, drip system and tree protectors.  Fencing may also be included.
  • Living Snowfence:  These plantings help to protect roadways from drifting snow.  Private lands may qualify with landowner permission.

For further information contact Garrett Pantle, Resource Specialist:

tire tank

Tire Tank Sales

  • Tanks are available for purchase by private landowners.


  • Wildlife escape ramps are available at no cost to all producers who have installed tanks.


  • Tanks are also available for NRCS cost share programs and other partner agencies.

For further information contact Garrett Pantle, Resource Specialist:

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Natural Resource Education

  • Classroom presentations, Zoom lessons, and hands-on activities throughout each school year to CCSD#1 and #2 students, Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County, area home-school groups and other community organizations. Lessons at camps and other venues are available upon request.


  • Ag Bookmark Contest, Ag Day CCSD#2, Carbon County Ag Expo, Carbon County Fair.


  • Lead Educator for Staddle Camp attended by Chicago area middle school students each summer.


  • Presentations, lessons, materials and supplies available.

For further information contact Leanne Correll, Education/NEPA Coordinator:



  • Annual planning with partner agencies to identify and prioritize field projects and cost share availability.


  • Minimize water delivery maintenance and improve fish passage through irrigation diversions.


  • Streambank restorations to address erosion problems, improve river stability, protect structures and valuable Ag land and enhance wild trout habitat.


  • Native riparian seeding, willow clumps and stakes complete the restoration process.

For further information, contact Joe Parsons, District Manager:

rangeland enhancement

Rangeland Enhancement

  •  Annual planning with partner agencies to identify and prioritize field projects.


  •  Assist landowners with development and implementation of monitoring plans.


  • Installation of wildlife friendly fencing. On-going identification of future fencing projects.


  • Water development for beneficial use by both livestock and wildlife.


For further information, contact Garrett Pantle, Resource Specialist:

land use planning

Land Use Planning

  •  Adopted and implementing a local long range land use and natural resource management plan to have a substantive impact on federal/state/county decisions, plans, policies, and programs. The plan is updated every five years.


  • Take an active role in developing working relationships with many local, state, and federal agencies which impact the District.


  • Participate as a cooperating agency in federal decision-making processes.


  • Review, analyze, advocate, and comment on local, state and federal legislation, rules and regulations promulgated or revised that may have an effect on the District and its residents.


Click here for On-going Land Use Planning Information


For further information, contact Leanne Correll, Education/NEPA Coordinator: