The Bureau of Land Management recently announced that it is seeking public nominations for five open positions on its Southwest District Resource Advisory Councils (RAC), which advise the BLM on public land issues.
The deadline to submit a nomination is March 14.
Mesa and Montrose Counties have been designated a disaster area due to freezing temperatures that occurred in April 7 and April 8, 2012. Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Ouray, Pitkin and San Miguel Counties are included as contiguous counties which are eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency loans.
The 11th annual convention of the Ditch & Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) — "Water for Food; Food for Life" — will be held March 6-8, at the Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. During the multi-day conference, 23 speakers, several from out of state, will discuss their views on timely subjects facing ditch and reservoir companies.
A meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Montrose will give irrigation companies and districts and ag producers a chance to tell what they think about various programs offered to reduce salinity off-farm and on-farm in the Colorado River and its tributaries like the Gunnison.
Programs such as the Bureau of Reclamation's Basinwide and Basin States Programs and USDA-NRCS's EQIP have been underway for several years.
Mesa and Montrose Counties have been designated as disaster areas due to freezing temperatures that occurred on April 7 and April 8, 2012. Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Ouray, Pitkin and San Miguel Counties are included as contiguous counties and are eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency loans.