Monongahela Conservation District local work group meets May 15

Conservation programs, incentives will be discussed

The Monongahela Conservation District, in cooperation with USDAs Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), will hold a local work group meeting to discuss conservation programs for 2024-25 and provide guidance for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. May 15 at Monongahela USDA Service Center, 201 Scott Avenue, Morgantown.

The local work group includes representatives from cooperating federal, state and local 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 to learn more.

As part of NRCSs locally led process of administering programs, public comments will be sought from attendees on how to best prioritize USDA dollars for local areas.

The Monongahela Conservation District covers Marion, Monongalia and Preston counties. NRCS District Conservationist Christopher Toothman and his staff work from the NRCS field offices in White Hall and Kingwood to cover all counties in the Monongahela Conservation District.

If you need an accommodation to participate in this activity or event, contact Nan Kimble at 304-284-7546, or by email at [email protected].

For more information contact Toothman at [email protected] or 304-566-3734.

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