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TribLIVE
Scouts plant 27 trees near Richland public works facilityand annually produces a reddish purple flower from March to May, according to t
Scouts plant 27 trees near Richland public works facility
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
and annually produces a reddish purple flower from March to May, according to the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. “That's why I chose the Eastern Redbud,” Miller said. “I wanted to add color to our... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to visit NIFC TuesdayFire site, including the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to visit NIFC Tuesday
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
Fire site, including the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Last week, Secretary Jewell led a discussion with federal family firefighting... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Irrigation projects on tap again in water-saving effortswould drastically change the water plan's projections. The state Natural Resou
Irrigation projects on tap again in water-saving efforts
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
would drastically change the water plan's projections. The state Natural Resources Commission also is working with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service to hire four new people in east Arkansas to work on irrigation-management with... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Taking The Prizefrom various agencies, organizations and companies who pitch in to help carry o
Taking The Prize
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
from various agencies, organizations and companies who pitch in to help carry out the event. Some of these include USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and US Forest Service; NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation; Allegany State Park;... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County third-graders absorb lessons on rocks, water, life-cycles at the parkat the park with the students. Among the topics broached by Dusty Jager, range
Moffat County third-graders absorb lessons on rocks, water, life-cycles at the park
Craig Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
at the park with the students. Among the topics broached by Dusty Jager, rangeland management specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, were the roles plants play in filtering running water and the importance organic... Read more
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Wilson County News
Grant to restore, enhance the monarch butterfly habitata result of a decline in the monarch butterfly population, the National Fish an
Grant to restore, enhance the monarch butterfly habitat
Wilson County News / Posted 7 days ago
a result of a decline in the monarch butterfly population, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, as well as the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, has provided funds to enhance and restore the monarch butterfly habitat. The project... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
Riceland's Freemyer speaks RCPPStaff representing USA Rice, DU and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Riceland's Freemyer speaks RCPP
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
Staff representing USA Rice, DU and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) spent a day and a half engaging in more than 20 presentations encompassing NRCS training, technical conservation education and increasing the Stewardship... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Record high temperatures cause major runoff in NWthroughout the entire Pacific Northwest, causing much of the remaining snowpack
Record high temperatures cause major runoff in NW
Methow Valley News / Posted 12 days ago
throughout the entire Pacific Northwest, causing much of the remaining snowpack to melt and run off, according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Over 80 percent of all SNOTEL (snowpack measurement) sites with at least 15... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Work finished on Indiana's Asian carp barrier to Great Lakeswhich manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservatio
Work finished on Indiana's Asian carp barrier to Great Lakes
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
which manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the project has benefits beyond stopping the Asian carp. "The restored wetlands... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Work completed on Asian carp barrier to Great Lakesmanages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist
Work completed on Asian carp barrier to Great Lakes
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the project has benefits beyond stopping the Asian carp. "The restored wetlands... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Work finished on Indiana's Asian carp barrier to Great Lakesmanages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist
Work finished on Indiana's Asian carp barrier to Great Lakes
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the project has benefits beyond stopping the Asian carp. "The restored wetlands... Read more
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Salon.com
Work finished on Indiana’s Asian carp barrier to Great Lakesmanages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist
Work finished on Indiana’s Asian carp barrier to Great Lakes
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the project has benefits beyond stopping the Asian carp. “The restored wetlands... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Work completed on Asian carp barrier to Great Lakesmanages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist
Work completed on Asian carp barrier to Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the project has benefits beyond stopping the Asian carp. "The restored wetlands... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Work completed on Asian carp barrier to Great Lakesmanages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist
Work completed on Asian carp barrier to Great Lakes
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
manages and co-owns Eagle Marsh. Jane Hardisty, Indiana state conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the project has benefits beyond stopping the Asian carp. "The restored wetlands... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio Farm Bureau veteran will become group's new leadermanure on fields and requiring training for applying fertilizer. The farm bure
Ohio Farm Bureau veteran will become group's new leader
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
manure on fields and requiring training for applying fertilizer. The farm bureau and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service recently announced plans to use three farms in northwestern Ohio as demonstration... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio Farm Bureau veteran will become group's new leadermanure on fields and requiring training for applying fertilizer. The farm bure
Ohio Farm Bureau veteran will become group's new leader
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
manure on fields and requiring training for applying fertilizer. The farm bureau and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service recently announced plans to use three farms in northwestern Ohio as demonstration... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Stream flows peak after record snowpack meltdry weather contributed to the largest April snowpack decline in any year obser
Stream flows peak after record snowpack melt
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
dry weather contributed to the largest April snowpack decline in any year observed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service. He said the streamflow peak is about two to three weeks ahead of schedule. Morrisey... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Stream flows peak after record snowpack meltdry weather contributed to the largest April snowpack decline in any year obser
Stream flows peak after record snowpack melt
KTVB Boise / Posted 15 days ago
dry weather contributed to the largest April snowpack decline in any year observed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service. He said the streamflow peak is about two to three weeks ahead of schedule. Morrisey... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
RUSLE2 soil loss workshop planned ALTOONA — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with
RUSLE2 soil loss workshop planned
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
ALTOONA — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service and Iowa Department of Natural Resources, has scheduled a workshop to train livestock... Read more
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Summit Daily News
The Colorado News Roundup: Former CSU student sentenced for stealing ambulance ()pushing for conservation ahead of the dryness that can follow a wet El Nino win
The Colorado News Roundup: Former CSU student sentenced for stealing ambulance ()
Summit Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
pushing for conservation ahead of the dryness that can follow a wet El Nino winter. The Denver Post reports data from the Natural Resources Conservation Service shows April snowfall brought the Colorado snowpack to 110 percent above... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Melting Snowpack: Experts Expect Post-El Nino Dryness, Urge Conservationpushing for conservation ahead of the dryness that can follow a wet El Nino win
Melting Snowpack: Experts Expect Post-El Nino Dryness, Urge Conservation
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
pushing for conservation ahead of the dryness that can follow a wet El Nino winter. The Denver Post reports data from the Natural Resources Conservation Service shows April snowfall brought the Colorado snowpack to 110 percent above... Read more
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Denver Post
Lack of red dust from desert means slow and steady Colorado snowmeltbolstered Colorado's snowpack, which in April improved 7 percent, marking the f
Lack of red dust from desert means slow and steady Colorado snowmelt
Denver Post / Posted 18 days ago
bolstered Colorado's snowpack, which in April improved 7 percent, marking the first month-over-month increase in 2016. The Natural Resources Conservation Service on Friday announced that April snowfall pushed the state's overall snowpack to 110... Read more
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The Alpena News
Farm aims to grow veggies year round thanks to grantIsle Farm, Molly said. Hoophouses for Health and the Michigan Farmers Market As
Farm aims to grow veggies year round thanks to grant
The Alpena News / Posted 18 days ago
Isle Farm, Molly said. Hoophouses for Health and the Michigan Farmers Market Association has lent the farm $15,000, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service has granted $10,000 for the structures that will let the couple grow produce all... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rain, Snow Improve Sierra SnowpackThe Natural Resources Conservation Service says Western snowpack melted at a re
Rain, Snow Improve Sierra Snowpack
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 days ago
The Natural Resources Conservation Service says Western snowpack melted at a record speed, in April. The fast pace also happened in the Sierra in late March and early April, when runoff was expected to peak. Then the temperatures cooled and the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Langston researchers use goats in vegetation management studywith the cattle,” he said. The goats would eat the red cedars and other brush,
Langston researchers use goats in vegetation management study
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 days ago
with the cattle,” he said. The goats would eat the red cedars and other brush, opening up more grassland. Hart said the Natural Resources Conservation Service reports Oklahoma is losing 800 acres of grass daily to the red cedars. While... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Pollinator seed available for sale at Putnam SWCDSawtooth Sunflower and Swamp Milkweed. The mixes have been calculated for "Pur
Pollinator seed available for sale at Putnam SWCD
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 19 days ago
Sawtooth Sunflower and Swamp Milkweed. The mixes have been calculated for "Pure Live Seed" specifications as listed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The seed is bagged and ready for sale. It does not have any filler at this... Read more
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The Advocate
The Nature Conservancy releases new computer program that helps with water management in Louisianalooks at conditions within three watersheds — Boeuf, Mermentau and Tangipahoa.
The Nature Conservancy releases new computer program that helps with water management in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
looks at conditions within three watersheds — Boeuf, Mermentau and Tangipahoa. More On This Topic Working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the initial goal was to help districts target where nutrient reduction programs could... Read more
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The Advocate
The Nature Conservancy releases new computer program that helps with water management in Louisianalooks at conditions within three watersheds — Boeuf, Mermentau and Tangipahoa.
The Nature Conservancy releases new computer program that helps with water management in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
looks at conditions within three watersheds — Boeuf, Mermentau and Tangipahoa. More On This Topic Working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the initial goal was to help districts target where nutrient reduction programs could... Read more
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The Advocate
The Nature Conservancy releases new computer program that helps with water management in Louisianalooks at conditions within three watersheds — Boeuf, Mermentau and Tangipahoa.
The Nature Conservancy releases new computer program that helps with water management in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
looks at conditions within three watersheds — Boeuf, Mermentau and Tangipahoa. More On This Topic Working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the initial goal was to help districts target where nutrient reduction programs could... Read more
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Slate
Labeling Food as Natural Won’t Get Us Better Foodto pay more for perceived benefits. Indeed, the organic label is administered n
Labeling Food as Natural Won’t Get Us Better Food
Slate / Posted 20 days ago
to pay more for perceived benefits. Indeed, the organic label is administered not by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service or even its Food Safety Inspection Service but instead by the Agricultural Marketing... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Snowpack is sitting prettyseason this year. The statewide snowpack was at 113 percent of median as of Tu
Snowpack is sitting pretty
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
season this year. The statewide snowpack was at 113 percent of median as of Tuesday, according to the latest data from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. That’s a significant increase after it hovered around 100 percent of median the last... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Conservation awards presented to familiesto Abilene in the Big Country and from Andrews in the Trans-Pecos to El Paso in
Conservation awards presented to families
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 21 days ago
to Abilene in the Big Country and from Andrews in the Trans-Pecos to El Paso in Far West Texas. In partnership with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, the program recognizes and honors soil and water conservation districts and... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
This Crestview man has worked 15 years to bring back the Northern Bobwhite Quailpine forest, adding to the 165 acres he planted the year before, all with techn
This Crestview man has worked 15 years to bring back the Northern Bobwhite Quail
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
pine forest, adding to the 165 acres he planted the year before, all with technical and financial assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and the Working Lands for... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Spring snowstorms boost Wyoming snowpackof spring snowstorms over the last two months has boosted Wyoming's snowpack to
Spring snowstorms boost Wyoming snowpack
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 22 days ago
of spring snowstorms over the last two months has boosted Wyoming's snowpack to above normal. Lee Hackleman of the Natural Resources Conservation Service says the statewide snowpack this week measured at 102 percent of median. Hackleman... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Green River Diversion project nears completion - May 3, 2016Partnership Insures Secure Supply of Irrigation Water for Farmers and Ranchers
Green River Diversion project nears completion - May 3, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 22 days ago
Partnership Insures Secure Supply of Irrigation Water for Farmers and Ranchers after 2011 Flood Event in Green River USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Utah, in conjunction with the Green River Conservation District and Utah Department... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Summer grazing, birding tour setonline, or by mail. Other event sponsors include the Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebra
Summer grazing, birding tour set
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
online, or by mail. Other event sponsors include the Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Partners for Fish and Wildlife, Ducks Unlimited, Nebraska Farm... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Gulfport wants to hear from flooded businesses, homeowners12 inches of rain within about a two-hour time span," said Pucheu. Pucheu hope
Gulfport wants to hear from flooded businesses, homeowners
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 days ago
12 inches of rain within about a two-hour time span," said Pucheu. Pucheu hopes the information can be used to apply for a Natural Resources Conservation Service Grant to shore up the banks and improve the drainage in nearby Flat Branch Creek. "To... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Gulfport wants to hear from flooded businesses, homeowners12 inches of rain within about a two-hour time span," said Pucheu. Pucheu hope
Gulfport wants to hear from flooded businesses, homeowners
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
12 inches of rain within about a two-hour time span," said Pucheu. Pucheu hopes the information can be used to apply for a Natural Resources Conservation Service Grant to shore up the banks and improve the drainage in nearby Flat Branch Creek. "To... Read more
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Deseret News
Emery County project offers something new for farmers, boaters and fishof the project. The rebuild cost $7.7 million, most of it from a federal emerg
Emery County project offers something new for farmers, boaters and fish
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
of the project. The rebuild cost $7.7 million, most of it from a federal emergency watershed fund administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. State agencies and water users provided the remainder of the money. Young had praise... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
WILLIAMS: Why butterflies — Crestview's pretty pollinators — are so importantwinter in warmer climates. This migration makes it somewhat different from most
WILLIAMS: Why butterflies — Crestview's pretty pollinators — are so important
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
winter in warmer climates. This migration makes it somewhat different from most butterflies, which hibernate. By DARRYL L. WILLIAMS, district conservationist, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Featured Busine... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Money aims to help improve Northwest Arkansas water qualityis the source of drinking water in Northwest Arkansas, said Sandi Formica, exec
Money aims to help improve Northwest Arkansas water quality
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
is the source of drinking water in Northwest Arkansas, said Sandi Formica, executive director of the resource center. The Natural Resources Conservation Service selected the watershed initiative to receive $4.3 million in federal money. The money... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Pendleton County celebrates springPotomac Highlands Cooperative Weed and Pest Management Area, the Nature Conserv
Pendleton County celebrates spring
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 23 days ago
Potomac Highlands Cooperative Weed and Pest Management Area, the Nature Conservancy, West Virginia Division of Forestry, Natural Resources Conservation Services, the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, the WesMon Ty Resource Conservation &... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Farmers take tour to better understand MMP and NMP planshelp farmers understand these plans that are needed, the Snyder County Conserva
Farmers take tour to better understand MMP and NMP plans
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
help farmers understand these plans that are needed, the Snyder County Conservation District, in conjunction with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, hosted farm tours April 28. A group of about 15 farmers traveled to two dairy farms... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Snowpack takes hit in April, likely to melt earlysnowpack on a course to fully melt before the start of July. For the second yea
Snowpack takes hit in April, likely to melt early
KECI Missoula / Posted 23 days ago
snowpack on a course to fully melt before the start of July. For the second year in a row, projections from the Montana Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) indicate the pack could be gone a few weeks sooner. For most river basins in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Flooding leaves behind sand, debris in Illinois countycrazy. They had snow plows blowing sand off the road." The Jan. 1 levee breach
Flooding leaves behind sand, debris in Illinois county
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
crazy. They had snow plows blowing sand off the road." The Jan. 1 levee breach intensified flooding. Danette Cross, a Natural Resources Conservation Service district conservationist, said that when the leave breaks, water rushes in and brings... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Douglass High, USDA look to train a generation of urban farmersfollowing me around and saying, 'Are we going outside today?' And I'm like, 'No
Douglass High, USDA look to train a generation of urban farmers
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
following me around and saying, 'Are we going outside today?' And I'm like, 'No, it's pouring out.'" The USDA, through its Natural Resources Conservation Service, provided an $11,000 grant to launch the project. And local groups stepped in to help,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Snowpack on Mount Hood below normal, but there's still plenty to play ina federal hydrologist reported this week. Julie Koeberle, a snow hydrologist w
Snowpack on Mount Hood below normal, but there's still plenty to play in
OregonLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
a federal hydrologist reported this week. Julie Koeberle, a snow hydrologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service in Portland, said the state had normal to above-normal snowpack levels as of April 1.... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Ag Day brings Moffat County students in touch with area history, economyjunior, was working with Jerry Magas, a district conservation technician with C
Ag Day brings Moffat County students in touch with area history, economy
Craig Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
junior, was working with Jerry Magas, a district conservation technician with Colorado First Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. “The two agencies get together to help producers in Moffat County have what’s... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
'Water, water, everywhere'annual festival, now in its 26th year, is a joint effort between the South Plat
'Water, water, everywhere'
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
annual festival, now in its 26th year, is a joint effort between the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension office.The goal of the... Read more
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Dover Post
NEWSMAKER: Georgie Cartanzaget the runoff,” she said. “By putting [cement pads] in place it helps limit th
NEWSMAKER: Georgie Cartanza
Dover Post / Posted 28 days ago
get the runoff,” she said. “By putting [cement pads] in place it helps limit that from happening.”By partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service she was able to plant 5,380 trees around the property. This was a buffer around the... Read more
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