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Welcome to the CSU Extension Office in Douglas County. Our goal is to assist you with any questions you may have whether it is about gardening, wildlife, 4-H or any other needs.

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Small Acreage Resources

Wildlife Management

Because wild animals’ interest in an area is based largely the availability of food, landscaping can be altered to reduce the desirability of the area to wildlife and, therefore, to reduce the level of disturbance to plants.

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Wildfire Resources

Wildfires are a natural part of ecosystems in Colorado. The arid climate here and recent droughts increase the likelihood that there may be a wildfire near your property. Colorado State University Extension in partnership with the Colorado State Forest Service provides resources to help protect your property from wildfire.

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Small Acreage Management

Whether you are new to farming or an old pro, it is imperative that you understand your land and resources. Colorado State University Extension provides the information below to help you manage take care of our resources for future generations.

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Weed Management

A weed is described as a plant that is not valued where it is growing. Do you have weeds? Do you know how to get rid of them? The best way to take care of your property and control weeds is to create a weed IPM plan.

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Water Use, Estimating Moisture, Scheduling and Management, Water Quality, Irrigation Systems.

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Land and Weed Management

Small Acreage, Weed Management, Conservation and Erosion Control, Riparian Areas.

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