Thomas Reinsch, National Leader, World Soil Resources, Soil Sciences Division, Beltsville, Maryland, will attend the World Reference Base Soil Correlation Board Meeting. Thomas will help facilitate scientific advancement of soil classification science and technology between NRCS and the international community. The meeting will be held December 1 – 7 in Rome, Italy.
Jennifer Heglund, Assistant State Conservationist, Bismarck, North Dakota, will present information on the U.S. Farm Bill for wetland and highly erodible land conservation at a meeting in Saskatchewan, Canada, December 3 – 5.
Cathy Seybold, Soil Scientist, National Soil Survey Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, will travel to New Zealand and Antarctica, December 27 – January 14. She will collect data and carry out maintenance on soil climate stations in the Ross Island Region of Antarctica.
Robert Sampson, National Water Management Engineer, Conservation Engineering Division, Washington, D.C., has been invited to speak at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. He will discuss water and energy conservation to minimize water and power consumption. The meeting will be held in Ontario, Canada, from February 18 – 21.