Double El Conservation District Updated:12/2020

Local Group organized to assist ranchers/farmers and other land users to accomplish their conservation goals now and for the future through educational, financial and technical assistance.

Double El Soil Conservation District was established in 1971 by a referendum to consolidate Big Sandy Soil Conservation District and Horse Rush Creek Soil Conservation Districts that were established in September 14, 1939.  The Double El Conservation District consists of portions of Elbert, El Paso and Lincoln Counties for approximately 631,590 acres. The Double El CD is governed by a board of 5 elected officials.  

The Double El CD is in the Upper Arkansas Watershed. Double El Conservation District has a very active tree program through the Colo State Forest Service.  They have an active partnership with El Paso and Elbert County to establish Living Snow Fences along county roads for public safety and protection from wind erosion. In 2002,


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Contact Double El Conservation District

Heather Cross
District Manager
504 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 215
Simla, CO  80835
Phone: (719) 541-2359 ext 180
Fax: (719) 541-3061

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • El Paso County, Colorado
  • Elbert County, Colorado
  • Lincoln County, Colorado