Oxford County Local Working Group Meeting – January 19, 2022

The Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District (OCSWCD) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invite the public to attend a meeting of the Oxford County USDA Local Working Group on Wednesday, January 19th, 10:00 am – Noon through the Zoom Video Teleconferencing program.

The Local Working Group will provide recommendations for the 2023 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to their local USDA –NRCS for: local natural resource priorities, and criteria for conservation activities and programs. Topics of discussion in Oxford County will include: Ag Waste, Forestry, Pastureland, Cropland, High Tunnels and Wildlife. Other issues and areas of concern can be discussed as well, and a list will be compiled of priorities recognized by this group. In addition to providing feedback, participants of the group will also have the opportunity to learn about other programs and incentives available to them.

“It is important for us to receive feedback on local priorities regarding natural resource issues in Oxford County. By working together, we can ensure conservation programs are delivered to Oxford County farmers and landowners with local considerations and input”, reports Luis Aponte, your local District Conservationist.

To request the Zoom link to attend, please email Chantelle Hay, OCSWCD Education and Outreach Coordinator at oxfordcountyswcd@gmail.com.

Please feel free to email or call us at 207-744-3119 if you have any questions. If you require special accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact us by January 14th, 2022.

Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service and USDA are equal opportunity providers and employers.

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