Houlton Region

USDA Local Working Group meeting Feb. 2

HOULTON, Maine — The Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District will host a meeting of the USDA Local Working Group at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. The meeting will be held at the USDA Service Center, 304 North St. in Houlton, and the public is encouraged to participate.

Local Working Groups provide input to the USDA-NRCS District Conservationist on local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs funded under the USDA Farm Bill. Topics of discussion will include prioritizing resource concerns for Southern Aroostook for Fiscal Year 2024.

For those unable to attend the meeting, written comments will be accepted via email. Written comments must be submitted to angela.wotton@me.nacdnet.net no later than Wednesday, Feb. 1. For additional information or those needing special accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact the SASWCD at 207-254-4126.

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