Education

We provide educational programs to youth and adults. We have materials from many sources including Wyoming Ag in the Classroom. Most of these activities are hands-on and cover a variety of topics including water testing, geology, identifying soil types, grasses, trees, shrubs, weeds, insects and animals as well as conservation measures for our natural resources.

2023 POSTER CONTEST

Posters have been submitted and judged for 2023.  Thank you Shoshoni schools and St. Margaret’s in Riverton for participating in this year’s contest!  We had over 100 entries from both schools!


 

2022 Fall Barnyards & Backyards magazine coverFree Educational Handouts

Barnyards & Backyards: Rural living in Wyoming is a magazine written by the University of Wyoming Extension Agency. The magazine is perfect for small acreage landowners, new landowner, or backyard enthusiast. The magazines contain articles about different ways to improve you land and animals. The LWRCD has a quarterly subscription for Barnyards & Backyards. Copies are free to be picked up our office anytime.

The LWRCD also has other free educational books at our office including Wyoming Small Acreage Irrigation, Wyoming Vegetable & Fruit Growing Guide, Wyoming Rural Living Resources, and so many more. Stop by out office to see all the free book available!

 

 


 

We participate in the annual Ag Expo hosted by the Lander, Riverton and Shoshoni Cow- Belles for third graders. This is an opportunity for students to learn about the importance of agriculture through hands-on activities.

About

The Lower Wind River Conservation District is one of 34 in Wyoming and three in Fremont County. The District was formed on June 16, 1969 when the Pavillion and Wind River Conservation Districts were merged. Our district encompasses…

Tree & Shrub Sales

This program encourages landowners to plant effective wind barriers, to protect buildings, cropland and feedlots as well as for erosion control, reforestation and other conservation practices. We encourage people to plan their windbreaks before planting. Technical assistance is…

Plans & Policy

The Land Use and Natural Resource Management Plan provides information about the goals and objectives of the Board of Supervisors. To view the plan, click the following link: Long Range Plan 2021-2025 The district was a cooperating agency in the…