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Public Invited to Join State Technical Committee Meeting November 17

For Immediate Release

November 13, 2020

Contact: Susan Kubo, Assistant Director for Partnerships

Phone: (808) 600-2921




The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invites the public to call-in for the Pacific Islands Area State Technical Committee meeting on November 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. HST. The meeting will be conducted via MS Teams video conferencing. A meeting link and a call-in telephone number is provided below.


Quarterly State Technical Committee Meetings are held to discuss natural resources conservation in the Pacific Islands Area and provide recommendations to NRCS on the implementation of Farm Bill programs.


November's meeting will provide a summary of FY 2020 conservation programs and an update on programs for FY 2021, information on Pacific Islands Area’s Soil Health strategic efforts, and feature guest speaker Leah Rothbaum, Trust for Public Lands, who will share information on the Community Guide to HI Land Conservation they and the Hawaii Island Land Trust have developed.


Please use the following link or phone number to join the meeting.

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)

+1 636-352-2946,,739192781#   United States, St. Charles

Phone Conference ID: 739 192 781#


Attendees with disabilities requiring special accommodations and/or alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) associated with this meeting should contact Karl Mikasa at 808-447-3121, or




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