State Soil Conservation Committee to Meet February 24
NASHVILLE - The next meeting of the State Soil Conservation Committee will be held Feb. 24 at the Park Vista Hotel, located at 705 Cherokee Orchard Road in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
The meeting will be in conjunction with the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts annual meeting. It will be held at 5 pm EST.
The agenda includes reports from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Water Resources program, the Tennessee Conservation District Employees Association and the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts.
The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the committee should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.
The SSCC was created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1939 for the purpose of assisting in the development of local soil conservation districts. The committee advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture on matters pertaining to soil conservation and water quality improvement. For more information, contact John McClurkan at 615-837-5305 or e-mail John.McClurkan@tn.gov.