SKOWHEGAN – The public is invited to participate in the Somerset County Local Working Group meeting at 1:30 PM Thursday, Jan. 9 at the USDA Service Center, 70 East Madison Road.
The Local Working Group is composed of those interested in agriculture, private forests, wetlands, and wildlife within Somerset County. The group provides information, assistance, and recommendations to the District Conservationist of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on local natural resource priorities and criteria for matters relating to the implementation and technical aspects of conservation programs funded under the USDA Farm Bill. Topics of discussion will include: agricultural waste, forestry, pasture and cropland. Other issues and areas of concern may be discussed as well.
The public is encouraged to attend and participate in the discussions. If you have questions, please contact the Somerset County Soil and Water Conservation District at (207) 474-8323 X 3. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact this office.