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USDA Local Working Group to discuss Washington County natural resource priorities

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MACHIAS (Nov. 13, 2019) -- There will be a meeting of the USDA Local Working Group on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Field Office, 8 M&M Place, in Machias.

The public meeting is planned as part of a joint effort by the USDA and the Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to engage more participants in the conservation process in Washington County.

Local Working Groups provide input to the District Conservationist of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs.  Topics of discussion will include prioritizing resource concerns for Washington County for Fiscal Year 2021.

If you have questions, please contact District Conservationist Bob Bills at (207) 255-3995 or Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact Bob Bills prior to the meeting.