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The San Miguel Basin Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: 4-H/Youth Development, Ag/Local Food, Gardening, Natural Resources and Home, Family & Health.

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2022 Native Plant Education Field Class

Fall Seeds and Fruits at the Confluence of San Miguel and Dolores Rivers
Friday, August 26, 9 am – 3 pm.

Call 970-327-4393 or email Mary at to sign up for this class! This native plant class will help you learn plant families & key characteristics along with learning human/ecological relationships of the confluence.
We are asking for $25 to cover expenses and materials you will receive. Pay in advance to reserve your spot. If the class fills up and you haven’t paid, you will lose your spot. Make check out to SMB Extension Fund and mail to PO Box 130 or bring by the Extension Office at 1120 Summit Street, Norwood, CO 81423. SORRY NO DOGS.

Want More?

Do you want to find out what’s blooming and learn more about some of your favorite plants in Colorado? 

Come Explore with us by Attending at Native Plant Class.

Click here for the SMB Native Plant Brochure



The 2021-2022 Seedling Program

Seedling Orders for the 2021-2022 year are NOW CLOSED.

Email Mary Watson at to be on the email list to receive an application form or have questions about ordering.

Any Landowners in the San Miguel and West Montrose counties area are able to buy Seedling Plants from the CSU Extension Office in Norwood.  The seedlings are sold in cooperation with the Colorado State Forest Service. After ordering and paying with a check, you will pick them up around the first or second week in May here in Norwood; we will inform you of the date.

We offer perennial wildflowers and grasses, bare root trees, regular potted trees; they are offered in lots of 25 or 30 at a nominal cost, cash or check only. We have over 40 different species are available – both deciduous and conifers. 

Click here information on Wind Breaks.


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