SWCD host conservation meeting Jan. 21

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - Resting in the hands of our local community members is the future of our valuable natural resources and the decisions that are made to conserve, enhance and sustain the integrity of soil, water and air quality in Ascension, Assumption, Iberville and St. James Parishes and throughout Louisiana.

Cooperative conservation starts first with the active involvement of the individual community member who helps to identify the resource needs of the community.

Community involvement helps local Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service assess and prioritize resource concerns on a community level.

A locally led Conservation Meeting will be held on Jan. 21 at the USDA Service Center, 2438 La.1 South, Donaldsonville beginning at 5 p.m. to identify resource concerns for your local SWCD.

You will be able to voice concerns, provide comments and help to identify conservation issues.

A local Work Group Meeting will immediately follow to rank resource concerns identified. 

For more information, contact your local NRCS and the Lower Delta SWCD and New River SWCD field office today at (225) 473-7638 ext. 3. or (225) 687-2184, ext. 3.