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Costilla County Conservation District

Contact
Lydia
Address
903 Main Street
P.O. Box 345
San Luis, CO 81152
Phone
(719) 672-3673
Fax
(719) 672-3351

Mission

The District’s overall objective is to promote sound use, development, and treatment of soil, water, and related resources to maintain a healthy resource base for current and future needs.

Description

Costilla Conservation District, a county-wide district in Costilla County, was organized on April 9, 1975 as the result of a consolidation of the Mount Blanca, Sanchez, and Culebra Soil Conservation Districts. A certificate of organization was issued by the Secretary of State of Colorado on May 23, 1975.

Overall the districts have a combined history of 67 years of active conservation.

Costilla Conservation District encompasses all the land in Costilla County except for those areas that had been previously excluded.  Total acreage within the District is 718,312 acres of privately owned land.

Board of Supervisors

  • Harold Anderson, President
  • Garth Mathes, Vice President
  • James Fischer, Treasure/Secretary
    james.fischer@trincheraranch.com
  • Jerry Gallegos, Member
  • Sally Chaves-Lopez, Member

 

Staff

  • Lydia Benton, District Manager
  • Chris Benton, District Technician
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