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West Fork Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, April 25.

Contact:
Rebecca Haddix
304-284-7545


News Release # 18-006                                                                                                                         

West Fork Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, April 25.

                                                                                                         

The West Fork Conservation District in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local work group meeting to discuss conservation programs for 2018-2019 and provide guidance for the Focused Conservation Approach (FCA), and the Environmental Quality Incentive Programs (EQIP).

The local work group includes representatives from cooperating federal, state and local agencies, conservation organizations, and the public to provide localized information on natural resource priorities in the West Fork Conservation District.

The West Fork Conservation District covers Doddridge, Harrison, Gilmer and Lewis Counties. Jeff Griffith, NRCS District Conservationist and his staff work from NRCS field offices in Mt. Clare, Glenville, and Weston to cover these counties.

“The local work groups are the foundation of the FCA.  The local work group can define conservation needs and help localize efforts to address specific resource concerns,” said Griffith.

The West Fork Conservation District local working group will meet at the USDA Service Center Conference Room, 87 Ollie Lane, Mount Clare at 9 a.m. April 25. For more information contact Jeff Griffith at 304-624-9232, ext. 3.

If you need an accommodation to participate in this activity or event, please contact Nan Kimble at 304-284-7546, or by e-mail at NRCS.WVPublicAffairs@wv.usda.gov.

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