Register for educational Land Stewardship Course by Sept. 29

The annual Land Stewardship short course is taught by local experts in topics such as grazing, water rights and irrigation, wildfire preparedness and noxious weeds.
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New and existing landowners are invited to attend the Land Stewardship Course taught by Routt County land use and agricultural professionals and experts on Oct. 5 and 7, with registration requested by Sept. 29.

As a partnership between nonprofit Community Agriculture Alliance and CSU Routt County Extension, this highly educational short course focuses on land, water and natural resources stewardship specific to Routt County. The class with both a classroom and in-field learning is open to anyone in the community and especially for new land owners and community members.

The curriculum includes the basics of land stewardship, grazing and ranching practices, water rights and irrigation, wildfire preparation and mitigation, Colorado fence laws, county planning and zoning, noxious weeds and being a good neighbor.

The class will run in the classroom 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5 and in the field 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7.

Registration starts at $100 and is available online at Real estate professionals can earn seven continuing education credits. For questions, call CAA at 970-879-4370.

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