KOSCIUSKO — The Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, will be convening a local working group at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the USDA Service Center, 217 E Bell Drive, Warsaw, before its monthly board meeting. SWCD will be looking for local input in this process and the public is invited to attend.
The purpose of Local Working Groups is to provide recommendations on local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs, funded through the national Farm Bill. These recommendations will be forwarded to the NRCS State Technical Committee for review and further recommendation on conservation programs and their implementation. Natural resource priorities in the following areas will be discussed: soil erosion and soil quality, water quality and quantity, air quality, plants, livestock and priority watersheds.
For more information about this meeting, please contact the SWCD or NRCS office at (574) 267-7445, x3.