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2014-08-07

Conservation partners host local meeting

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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Bandera County and the Bandera Soil and Water Conservation District invite the public to attend the 2014 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting, slated for 6 pm to 7:30 pm, Thursday, August 14, at the meeting room in the Mansfield Park Show Barn.
Starting at 5:30 pm, a meal will be provided for $15.
This annual LWG meeting sets local conservation priorities and brings conservation stakeholders together. Discussions will cover conservation topics and other issues related to assisting county farmers and ranchers conserve on-farm natural resources. The meeting will also update participants on recent conservation efforts and collect public input to guide future conservation activities. Through regular identification of conservation opportunities, effective Farm Bill investment can continue to benefit Bandera County. Farmers, ranchers, conservationists and others interested in obtaining Federal technical and financial assistance to improve private land in Bandera County are invited to participate.
For more information, contact Larry Stark, district conservationist, at 830-796-3334. For more information, visit the NRCS Web site at http://www.tx.nrcs.usda.gov/.