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Conservation Connection e-blast - January 21, 2011

Conservation Connection e-blast

Conservation Connection e-blast...the latest news from NRCS Massachusetts and our partners 

Workshop series on renewable energy and efficiency continues

Want to learn more about funding available for your renewable energy or energy efficiency project? Attend one of a series of free workshops for farmers and forest products business owners about financial incentives available through state and USDA programs. These workshops are sponsored by the Massachusetts Woodlands Institute, Berkshire-Pioneer Resource Conservation and Development(RC&D) Area , Patriot RC&D, Pilgrim RC&D and the Massachusetts Farm Energy Program (MFEP).

The workshops will be held:

  • Tuesday January 25, (Snow Date: Wednesday Jan 26) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Jan 25 report to Carver Library, 2 Meadowbrook Rd; if held on Jan 26 report to Town Hall, 108 Main St, Carver MA
  • Friday, February 11, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, Lanesborough Town Hall, Community Room, 83 N. Main St, Lanesborough, MA

To register for a workshop, please contact Emily Boss, Massachusetts Woodlands Institute, at 413-397-8800 or Pre-registration is important so that registrants can be contacted if a workshop must be postponed due to inclement weather.

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Helping People Help the Land

NRCS Massachusetts State Office: 451 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002 | 413-253-4350 | fax 413-253-4395 |  

Christine S. Clarke, State Conservationist

Massachusetts Conservation Connection editor: Diane Baedeker Petit, Public Affairs Officer

NRCS field offices are located at USDA Service Centers in Barnstable, Greenfield, Hadley, Holden, Pittsfield, Westford and West Wareham.
Visit for addresses and phone numbers.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.