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Capitol Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, June 18

Contact:
Rebecca Haddix
(304) 284-7545


News Release # 19-012                                                                                                                

Capitol Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, June 18

The Capitol Conservation District in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local work group meeting to discuss conservation programs for 2019-2020 and provide guidance for the Focused Conservation Approach (FCA) and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). 

The local work group includes representatives from cooperating federal, state and local conservation agencies and is open to the public. Local farmers, agricultural producers, and forest owners/managers are encouraged to attend. If you have thought about applying for one of the programs NRCS has to offer or have questions about what might be available to you, this meeting is a great opportunity for you to learn more. As part of  USDA’s locally led process of administering programs, public comments will be sought from attendees on how to best prioritize USDA dollars for your local area.

The Capitol Conservation District covers Kanawha County. Julie Stutler, NRCS District Conservationist, and her staff work from the NRCS field office in Cross Lanes to cover the county.

The Capitol Conservation District local work group will meet at the Cross Lanes USDA Service Center, 418 Goff Mountain Rd., Suite 102, Cross Lanes at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 18.  For more information contact Julie Stutler at 304-776-5256, ext. 108.

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.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.

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