Teton Conservation District

Barnyards & Backyards
Barnyards & Backyards is a quarterly magazine, produced by the University of Wyoming Extension, for small acreage landowners.  The content includes natural resource information such as landscaping, fencing, soils, energy, grazing, and composting. Hard copies of the magazine are available at the Teton Conservation District office. 

Rural Living Handbook
Rural Living Handbook
The Rural Living Handbook is a guide for living in, and enjoying, the natural resources of Jackson Hole. The handbook includes information on native plants, defensible space for wildfire, and co-existing with wildlife. Hard copies of the magazine are available at the Teton Conservation District office. 

Web Soil Survey
The Web Soil Survey (WSS), produced by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, provides soil data and information across the county. This tool provides access to the largest natural resource information system worldwide.  Soil maps and data are available for nearly 100 percent of the counties in the U.S.  WSS is the single authoritative source of soil survey information. This tool replaces the Soil Survey hard copies, which are no longer in print.  

Field Book for Describing and Sampling Soils, version 3.0
USDA NRCS web link
The Field Book summarizes the present science and art of describing and documenting soils and soilscapes in the USA. The intended audience is professionals who describe soils for various purposes. The Field Book includes key descriptors, conventions, and concepts from soil science and geomorphology to facilitate field observations and soil documentation. The Field Book also aids in understanding soil descriptions and data found in soil surveys, dissertations, research papers, and general soil publications.

University of Wyoming Extension, Teton County Office
The UW Extension office brings research-based information in agriculture and natural resources, consumer and family economics, community and economic development, and 4-H/ youth development to residents. UW Extension has helpful links on Livestock Production, Range Management, Crop Production, Wildfire, Current Conditions, and Drought.

NRCS- Understanding Soils Properties
Wyoming Soil Information
This link provides information on estimating soil moisture, and utilizing soil appearance to identify soil types.

Range Monitoring Resources
Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts resource page
Click above to view the range monitoring and management resources collected by WACD.

NRCS- Rangeland Literature Synthesis
Conservation Benefits of Rangeland Practices
This document assesses the effectiveness of seven NRCS recommended rangeland conservation practices: Prescribed Grazing, Prescribed Fire, Brush Management, Range Planting, Riparian Management Practices, Wildlife Management Practices, and Invasive Plant Management.

Level I Draft
Level I