Weston County Natural Resource District

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Archery is always a favorite activity at Mallo Camp in the Target Practice class.

 
“Our goal is for the kids to experience ‘hands-on’ outdoor education,” said Crystal Kellebrew, director of the Black Hills Natural Resources Youth Camp. Kellebrew, who also works for the Campbell County Conservation District, said that most of the kids who attended the youth camp June 8 to 10 are...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Black Hills Natural Resource Youth Camp has announced that it will hold a camp at Mallo for youth ages 9 to 13, according to Weston County Natural Resource District manager Caleb Carter. The camp, scheduled June 9 -11, will feature a wide variety of activities...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Water and rangeland needs were the focus of discussion at the Natural Resource District Local Working Group meeting for Weston, Crook and Campbell counties. The purpose of the meeting, held on April 22 at the Weston County Events Center, was identifying and...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Anyone who lives in Weston County knows that the amount of precipitation received depends on where you live and the year. It is common knowledge that one location in the county can receive inches of precipitation from a storm while another area receives nothing. ...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Members of the Weston County Natural Resource District have the opportunity to purchase trees for conservation planting at a reduced cost between now and April 2, according to an email from Caleb Carter, the district director.  “These trees are for conservation...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Anyone who wishes to keep hazardous waste out of the landfills is invited to visit Weston County Natural Resources Hazardous Waste Day at the Newcastle Elementary School parking lot on Aug. 29. For a cost of $5 or five canned goods —  or $10 for larger amounts —...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   What would a landowner give to have access to funds for conservation on his or her land? What if it’s $9.50 per $100,000 in assessed value?  According to Manager Lacey Sloan, that is all that’s added to a landowner’s annual property tax bill to opt in to the Weston...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   “The world population is projected to increase from 7 billion in 2013 to more than 9 billion in 2050. To sustain this level of growth, food production will need to rise by 70 percent,” according to information provided by the Weston County Natural Resource District...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Thanks to Lacey Sloan, manager of the Weston County Natural Resource District, people living in four different neighborhoods in Newcastle can participate in a free community cleanup on designated days.  Volunteers signed up through Sloan, with the help of the...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With the goal of keeping toxic waste out of the landfills in the area, Weston County Natural Resource District will again host Hazardous Waste Day. On Aug. 31, for a cost of $5 or five canned goods for small amounts or $10 for larger amounts, based on the person’s...

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