University of Wyoming Extension News

Free resource guide for rural acreage owners focuses on Wyoming conditions

A resource guide for Wyoming landowners written by Wyoming resource experts is available with information ranging from soil and forest issues to septic systems and growing local food.

Wyoming Rural Living Resources is available for free at University of Wyoming Extension, conservation district, weed and pest and Wyoming State Forestry Division offices.

The 76-page guide is produced by the Small Acreage Issue Team, a collaboration of UW Extension personnel and resource group representatives in Wyoming.

“The guide is a convenient, user-friendly source of practical information on common areas of interest for those living on rural acreages,” said Jennifer Thompson, team coordinator, with UW Extension. “The guide can help you keep your land healthy, help maintain or add to its value and help residents enjoy their rural lifestyles.”

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Small-acreage UW workshop examines sand dunes, prairie dogs, cheatgrass

Sand dunes, prairie dogs and cheatgrass (downy brome) will be examined during a small-acreage workshop Wednesday, April 11, in Casper.

The event is 6-9 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service’s (UW CES) Agricultural Resource and Learning Center, 2011 Fairgrounds Road, in Casper. No preregistration is required. Registration begins at the door at 6 p.m., and classes commence at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading