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6 months ago

May I feed my pigs and chickens all my table scraps? Not all, but most! Chickens and pigs are both omnivores and (in the wild) eat an extremely varied diet. Avoid feeding the following: rotten food, ... See more

6 months ago

May I bury a dead animal on my property? If you follow all of the regulations set forth by the CDA, then yes. Groundwater contamination is one of the biggest concerns of this practice. Check out this ... See more

6 months ago

May I burn my field or ditch like I see other people doing? Maybe. The burns you are seeing are likely agricultural burns and are intended to prepare waterways and fields for commercial crops. Just ... See more

7 months ago

May I build a pond on my property? Probably not. Unless you have a water right you cannot access water flowing on or near your property. If you do have a right, you also need a storage right to hold ... See more

7 months ago
Native Herbaceous Perennials for Colorado Landscapes - 7.242 - Extension

Why are native plants so much better? Native plants populated Colorado before European settlement and developed to be well suited for the climate, area, and competition with other species. Check out ... See more

7 months ago

The topic for this month is “May I?” We are going to post about common questions we get from landowners. If you have a question you would like answered message us and we will try to work it into ... See more

7 months ago

Looking for opportunities to learn more about land management? Keep checking our calendar to find an event near ... See more

7 months ago
Guide to Poisonous Plants - Range Management

Spring flowers are beautiful, but some can be toxic to livestock. This website through CSU Veterinary Extension enables you to look up plants and their toxicity, or search by symptom. ... See more

Poisonous Plant Information The Guide to Poisonous Plants is a searchable, online database of plants known to be poisonous to animals. It is provided by the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital ... See more

7 months ago
Common mullein | Department of Agriculture – Conservation Services

Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) is a biennial forb on the C list for noxious weeds. The first year the plant produces a basal rosette. In spring of the second year, the plant grows a stem that ... See more

7 months ago
1811 - Planning a Vegetable Garden - PlantTalk Colorado

By understanding what plants grow best in which parts of the summer you can maximize your garden’s productivity and enjoy more home-grown fresh fruits and veggies! Check out this fact sheet and the ... See more

Regardless of where one lives, growing conditions are bound to be different from the conditions described in most gardening books.

7 months ago
Giant reed | Department of Agriculture – Conservation Services

Giant reed (Arundo donax) is a robust perennial grass that can grow to 20 ft tall! It is on the A list for noxious weeds in Colorado. Due to the aesthetic qualities of this weed, some people use it ... See more

Giant reed (Arundo donax) is a robust perennial grass that can grow to 20 ft tall. Each plant has many stiff and hollow stems that form cane-like clumps and spread vegetatively by rhizomes. The stems ... See more

8 months ago
Planning for a Sustainable Homestead

If you are a new landowner (big or small!) it can be hard to take in all the factors to consider. This is a link to a webinar focusing on ways to keep your property healthy while keeping you happy! ... See more

8 months ago
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Are you concerned about the effects of this year's drought in your area? EDEN is doing two more workshops to help inform landowners, emergency managers, and citizens about potential wildfires, ... See more