Ruby Valley Conservation District

To take available technical, financial, and educational resources, whatever their source, and focus or coordinate them so that they meet the needs of the local land user for conservation of soil, water and related resources.

Planning and Service
Provide for involvement of other agencies, organizations and individuals in the annual planning and implementation of district operations and programs.

  • Identify and prioritize resource concerns within the District in order to coordinate with the NRCS in resource planning and program implementation. 
  • Invoke Cooperating Agency status with Federal and State agencies in order to monitor and have input into, upcoming resource management issues that will affect the District. 
  • Coordinate with agencies on addressing resource management issues. 
  • Continue cooperation with all agencies on water quality and quantity problems when identified within the District. 
  • Manage the district equipment program for benefit of cooperators in implementing conservation practices. 
  • Provide technical and chemical help for cooperators within the District on noxious weed and rodent concerns, and develop a plan of action accordingly. 
  • Provide input to the county requesting the grading of the right-of-ways cease. The grading is creating weed-beds that the District then has to spray. Promote the idea of reseeding newly graded right-of-ways. 
  • Provide Weed Identification Handbooks to all cooperators upon request. 
  • Provide technical assistance to land-users on planning and implementation of conservation practices. 
  • Assist NRCS on outreach programs to insure that all land-users are aware of available assistance. 
  • Purchase equipment to add to the Equipment program available to the Ruby Cooperators as needed.

Information and Education Program

  • Sponsor participants to the annual Range Camp who are interested in attending. 
  • Provide assistance to schools within the District on conservation education as requested. 
  • Sponsor a Range Monitoring Workshop for cooperators and other CD supervisors in Elko County.

Contact Ruby Valley Conservation District

555 W Silver St #101
Elko, Nevada  89801
Phone: (775) 738-8431 x120


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Elko County, Nevada