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Upper Ohio Valley Conservation District local work group teleconference scheduled, June 1

Contact:
Rebecca Haddix
304-284-7545


Upper Ohio Valley Conservation District local work group teleconference scheduled, June 1

                                                                                                        

The Upper Ohio Valley 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 Monday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m.

The call-in numbers for the teleconference are: 1 (202) 870-5794 PIN 5319477# or 1 (855) 369-0475  (Toll Free) PIN 5319477#

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 Upper Ohio Valley Conservation District covers Pleasants, Tyler, and Wetzel Counties. NRCS District Conservationist, Katie Fitzsimmons, and her staff work from NRCS field offices in Middlebourne to cover these counties.

For more information contact Katie Fitzsimmons at 304-238-5648.

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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