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Tom Hooten

County Director
Work 103 N. Chestnut Cortez Co 81321 Work Phone: (970) 565-3123 Work Fax: (970) 564-8615 Website:


Responsible for the development and conduction of county wide educational programs the utilize technology and are based on what the community needs seem to show. Also, helps with 4-H program support and works with Southwest Colorado Research Center in demonstrations and research projects that support local agriculture.

4-H Youth Development, Commercial horticulture, Community garden, Greenhouse crops, Home horticulture, Master Gardener program, Urban forestry, Water – conservation and efficient use

Categories: Montezuma County, Native Plant Master, Western Region