Local Work Group to Prioritize NRCS Conservation Program Delivery
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Logan Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) announce that a Local Work Group (LWG) meeting will be held February 2, 2017, 2:30 p.m., at the Logan SWCD/NRCS office, 324 C Rd 11, Bellefontaine, Ohio, 43311. The public is welcome to attend.
USDA-NRCS administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), a federal program that provide technical and financial assistance to land users to address natural resource concerns. USDA-NRCS is asking for local input for the fiscal year 2017 program. The LWG was established by the 2002 Farm Bill as a group to provide recommendations to USDA-NRCS regarding local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs.
USDA-NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the soil, water, air, plants and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems. The mission of Ohio NRCS is to help Ohioans protect their land and our environment.
The mission of Logan Soil and Water Conservation District is to promote responsible land use decisions for the conservation, protection and improvement of soil and water resources by providing information assistance through effective partnering, technical guidance and education.