Public Invited to the NRCS Nevada State Technical Advisory Committee Meeting on Nov. 9

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The public is invited to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Nevada State Technical Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. – noon.  NRCS will host the meeting at the NRCS Nevada State Office at 1365 Corporate Blvd. in Reno.  Remote video locations will be available at the USDA Service Center, NRCS offices in: Ely, Caliente, Elko, Fallon, Las Vegas, Lovelock, Minden, Winnemucca and Yerington, as well as the Carson City Rural Development Office.  The remote video locations are set up across the state for added convenience to our participants.

 The meeting is being held to discuss conservation programs, easements and technical assistance administered by the USDA NRCS.  The goal of the meeting is to provide information, analysis and recommendations to NRCS and other USDA agencies responsible for natural resources conservation activities and programs under title XII of the Food and Security Act of 1985, as amended.

 The Committee is composed of agricultural producers, owners and operators of nonindustrial private forest land and other professionals who represent a variety of interests and disciplines in soil, water, wetlands and plant and wildlife sciences.  Members include: NRCS, Farm Service Agency, U.S. Forest Service, Tribes, appropriate state departments and agencies, such as Agriculture, Fish and Wildlife and others.

 Meeting agenda and handouts will be available before the meeting at: nv.nrcs.usda.gov.  For more information call: (775) 857-8500.  To request assistive technology accommodations, contact Heather Emmons by Friday, Oct. 27 at: (775) 857-8500 X105 or email: heather.emmons@nv.usda.gov