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STAC Meeting Agenda May 2014

State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Meeting

The meeting will be held in Bozeman on Wednesday, May 21st.
We are offering three options to attend this meeting:

  • In person - Federal Building, 10 East Babcock Street, Second Floor, Room 243
  • Video teleconference the NRCS field offices in Billings, Culbertson, Dillon, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula - contact Heather Higgs at 406-587-6814 for dial-in information
  • Teleconference - contact Heather Higgs at 406-587-6814 for dial-in information

NRCS provides reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities to participate in NRCS programs and activities. If you require special accommodations, please contact Heather Higgs at 406-587-6814 by May 7, 2014.

Agenda

10:00 Openeing remarks - Joyce Swartzendruber
10:20 Farm Service Agency - Heidi Brewer

Technical Updates
10:40 Greater sage-grouse status - Pete Husby
11:00 Plant Materials Centers - Bob Logar

Engineering Updates
11:20 Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) installations - Steve Becker

11:40-12:40 Lunch

Program Updates
12:40 Easements - Lisa McCauley and Dennis Dellwo
1:20 Conservation Support from Ducks Unlimited - Abby Dresser
1:40 Conservation Stewardship Program - Dennis Dellwo
2:00 Conservation Innovation Grants - Erik Suffridge
2:10 Environmental Quality Incentives Program - Erik Suffridge
2:30 Regional Conservation Partnership Program - Erik Suffridge


2:45 Questions
3:00 Close of meeting