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Monongahela Conservation District local work group teleconference scheduled, May 20

Contact:
Rebecca Haddix
304-284-7545


The Monongahela Conservation District in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local work group teleconference to discuss conservation programs for 2020- 2021 and provide guidance for the Focused Conservation Approach (FCA), and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The teleconference will be held Wednesday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m.

The call in numbers for the teleconference are: 1 (202) 870-5794  PIN 9574694# or 1 (855) 369-0475 (Toll Free) PIN 9574694#

The local work group includes representatives from cooperating federal, state and local agencies, conservation organizations, and is open to all farmers, agricultural producers, and forest owners/managers. 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 NRCS’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 Monongahela Conservation District covers Marion, Monongalia, and Preston Counties. Dustin Adkins, NRCS District Conservationist, and his staff work, from the NRCS field offices in White Hall and Kingwood to cover all counties in the Monongahela Conservation District.

For more information contact Adkins at White Hall: 304-363-8861 or Kingwood: 304-329-1923.

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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