Small Acreage Management

Understanding Your Land Understanding Your Land
Your source for information and educational materials for sustainably managing your land. To improve your land stewardship, it is essential to understand the resources on your land (Soil, water, animals, plants, and air) and develop a custom management plan based on your property goals. Learn more

Hot Topics & News

Rainwater Collection Rainwater Collection
Colorado residents can now legally collect up to 110 gallons of rain for outdoor use. Learn more
Colorado Small Acreage Services Database Colorado Small Acreage Services Database
Have some work to do on your property and looking for some resources to help you get it done? Find local resources, contractors, and suppliers in your area. Learn more
Current Newsletter - Srping 2016 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The spring newsletter addresses Making Beeswax Candles, Backyard Chicken Harvesting, Is This the Year of the Voles?, Irrigation Options: Gated Pipe, Facts About Compost Tea, Uderstanding and Using "cides" and Reading Pesticide Labels. Learn more.
Healthy Living with Goats Healthy Living with Goats
An overview of health issues for the backyard farmer. More info.
Small Acreage Irrigation Guide Small Acreage Irrigation Guide
Water rights, uses, irrigation management, and overview of irrigation systems and pumps. Download guide.
Small Acreage Success Story Small Acreage Success Story
Landowner shares his experience with pasture management. Watch now.
Colorado Forage Guide Colorado Forage Guide
Read about common Colorado forages; their uses, management, and seeding. Download guide.

2016 Events Calendar

  Native Plant Master® Program
  Boulder County Native Plant Classes
Starting March Native Plant Master Courses
July 9 Soil Amendments for Mountain Land
July 14 Healthy Soil
July 26 Backyard Food Production Workshops - Small Fruits and Berries
July 28 Healthy Pollinators for Healthy Land
Aug 5 All About Seeding and Re-Seeding
Aug 16 Backyard Food Production Workshops - Tree Fruit Production and Pruning
Aug 23 Backyard Food Production Workshops - Season Extension
Aug 30 Backyard Food Production Workshops - Food Preservation
Sept 13 Backyard Food Production Workshops - Harvest and Post-harvest Storage


Updated Tuesday June 21 2016