Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Conservation District seeks supervisor

District Supervisors are volunteers who make a difference in their communities. The Crook County Natural Resource District is still seeking an urban representative for its board.

Conservation districts have been around since the early 1930s, when, along with the greatest depression this nation ever experienced, came an equally unparalleled ecological disaster known as the Dust Bowl. Following a severe and sustained drought in the Great Plains, the region’s soil began to erode and blow away, creating huge black dust storms that blotted out the sun and swallowed the countryside.

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