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County input sought for Natural Resource Concerns meeting
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The McMullen County Soil and Water Conservation District and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invite the public and any organization or agencies with an interest in agriculture or conservation to attend a Local Work Group Meeting Listening Session to be held at Soil and Water Conservation office in Tilden. This meeting will be on July 13 at 5 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to receive input from a broad range of local agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals that have an interest in natural resource conditions and needs in McMullen County. This free event is open to everyone.

Attendees can also learn about federal and state programs that provide technical and financial assistance for conservation planning, learn the difference between conservation plans and Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) contracts and about the programs that were implemented in 2010 in McMullen County.

The MCMullen County SWCD encourages everyone to attend, especially those with farm, ranch, own or operate non-industrial private forest land, professionals representing agricultural and natural resource interests and individuals representing a variety of disciplines to the soil, water, wetland, plant, forestry and wildlife sciences who are familiar with agricultural and natural resource issues in the local community.

For more information, call the SWCD office in Tilden at 361-274-3221. NRCS office locations and program information can be found on the Texas NRCS Web site at www.tx.nrca.usda.gov. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations and/or alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, Large print, audiotape, etc.) associated with this meeting should contact Robert Gibbens at 361-274-3221 at least two (2) weeks prior to the meeting with his/her specific request.
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