Locally Led Conservation Meeting Set for Nov. 7 in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – A locally led conservation meeting has been scheduled for November 7, 2019, at the LSU AgCenter Scott Research Extension Center in Winnsboro, Louisiana.  This meeting is hosted by the Northeast Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and Trailblazer RC&D. 

The locally led conservation process involves community stakeholders in natural resource planning, implementation of solutions, and evaluation of results.  During the November 7 meeting, attendees will help determine local resource priorities.  These priorities will help direct technical and financial assistance decisions that the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Soil and Water Conservation Districts make throughout the year.

The locally led conservation meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m., on November 7, 2019, at the LSU AgCenter Scott Research Extension Center, 212 Macon Ridge Road, in Winnsboro, Louisiana, and conclude at 1:00 p.m.  There is no cost to attend, and lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP by calling the NRCS Winnsboro Field Office at (318) 435-9424, extension 3.  Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing reasonable accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact Trailblazer RC&D at (318) 255-3554 or ceo@trailblazer.org prior to the meeting.

This meeting is made possible by the support of these sponsors:  Northeast Soil and Water Conservation District; USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; Goldman Equipment; Louisiana Land Bank; Vantage Mid-South by Trimble; Agriculture; Louisiana Cotton and Grain Association; the Climate Corporation/Bayer Corporation; ENABLE Midstream Partners; and Trailblazer RC&D.

Trailblazer RC&D is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership, coordination, partnership development, and technical assistance projects to encourage strong communities, sustainable agriculture, and a healthy environment.