Environmental Services

La Plata County supports the protection and enhancement of healthy natural environments on a local, regional and global scale. The objectives include: maintain clean air and water; leadership in energy management and resource conservation; champion best practices in sustainability and climate protection; informed, educated citizens who understand local issues such as living with wildlife and natural hazards such as wildfire and floods; and mitigation of extractive industry impacts.
Please email Leslie Jakoby  or call 970.382.6376 for questions.

Bald Eagle near the Animas River

San Juan Basin Public Health
Our Animas Water+ Community = Resilience publication
City of Durango Electronics Recycling EVERY SATURDAY
CSU Study Magnesium Chloride Toxicity in Trees Fact Sheet
Drinking Water: Private Wells (Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment)