GCD work group meeting scheduled

Staff Report

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Guyan Conservation District (GCD) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a second local work group meeting to provide guidance and discuss the Focused Conservation Approach.

The Focused Conservation Approach is a new NRCS conservation delivery system. The group includes representatives from conservation organizations and the public to provide localized information on natural resource priorities in the Guyan area. Corine Powell, NRCS District Conservationist covers the Guyan Conservation District made up of Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo and Wayne Counties.

Producers have an opportunity to voice their concerns, ask questions and discuss possible projects to benefit the Guyan Conservation District. The local work groups are the foundation of the Focused Conservation Approach. Powell said the local work group will define conservation needs and help localize efforts to address specific resource concerns.

The Guyan Conservation District local work group will meet at the Huntington USDA Service Center, 2631 5th Street Road at 10:30 a.m., July 21. For more information contact Powell at 304-697-6033, ext. 101.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

Staff Report

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