Northeast Elko Conservation DistrictUpdated:08/2015

Planning and Service
Provide for involvement of other agencies, organizations and individuals in the annual planning and implementation of district operations and programs.

  • Identify and prioritize Resource Concerns within the District in order to coordinate with the NRCS in resource planning and program implementation 
  • Continue cooperation with the NRCS on the snow survey program. 
  • Provide support for the current Farm Bill Programs. 
  • Continue cooperation with all agencies on water quality problems when identified within the District.
  • Provide technical assistance and support, to land users in planning, implementation, and maintenance of conservation practices. 
  • Assist NRCS on outreach programs to insure that all landusers are aware of available assistance. 
  • Participate with and support the North Eastern Nevada Stewardship Group. 
  • Support the collaboration, planning and implementation of plans for the Shoesole plan involving the Cottonwood, Boies and Home Ranches under the Resource Collaborative Planning Program. 
  • Collaborate on projects pertaining to Sage-Grouse Habitat Management with the State of Nevada Sagebrush Ecosystem Council and other cooperating agencies and groups.

Noxious Weed Control Program

  • Dominant species: short white top, Canada thistle and leafy spurge ?
  • Continue treatment in the Crittenden Reservoir Area ?
  • Continue spot treatments along Elko County Roads ?
  • Implement GPS mapping of Weed infestations within the District to identify problem areas. ?
  • The District maintains two GPS units to assist in accurate mapping ?
  • Continue providing non-restricted chemical and equipment for cooperators on Noxious Weed control efforts
  • Continue cooperation with the Elko County Cooperative Weed Management Area and support the Weed Summit.
  • Maintain involvement/communication with the Goose Creek Weed Management Area and the Humboldt River Watershed Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Equipment Program ?

  • Manage the district equipment program for benefit of cooperators in all areas of the District in implementing conservation practices. ?
  • Continue equipment maintenance agreement with Wells High School shop and FFA.

Information and Education Program

  • Sponsor participants to the annual Range Camp, if funding is available. 
  • Provide assistance to schools within the District on conservation education. 
  • Provide scholarships to students who plan higher education in agriculture/ resource management or related fields, if funding is available. 
  • Cooperate with the developing Great Basin College Agriculture Department for educational programs and sites for the programs.

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Contact Northeast Elko Conservation District


555 W Silver St #101
Elko, NV  89801
Phone: (775) 738-8431
Fax: (775) 738-7229

 

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Elko County, Nevada


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