October 24th

Local Working Group

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NRCS Field Office

474 Bucksport Rd. Ellsworth

Followed by Fall Potluck  

Fall Potluck Agenda

October 24th 

6:oo pm – 8:00 pm

Bryant E. Moore 

Community Center

133 State Steet, Ellsworth

6:00-6:30 Potluck: Buffet
Guest Speaker Ben Naumann

District Meeting

  • Supervisor Recognition
  • 2018 Project Reports
  • 2019 Workplan

Ellsworth – There will be a meeting of the USDA Local Working Group on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. at the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Field Office, 474 Bucksport Road.  Immediately followed by the Conservation District’s Fall Potluck 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Bryant E. Moore Community Center 133 State Street, Ellsworth.

Guest Speaker Ben Naumann of NRCS will be speaking on the Regional Conservation Partnership Program Aquatic Passage during the potluck dinner followed by a brief meeting to recognize District Supervisors and provide project updates.

The public meetings are planned as part of a joint effort by the USDA and the Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to engage more participants in the conservation process in Hancock County.

Local Working Groups provide input to the District Conservationist of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs. Topics of discussion will include prioritizing resource concerns for Hancock County for Fiscal Year 2020.

If you have questions, please contact Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District Director, Zack Steele at 207-667-8663 or  Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact Zack by Oct.23.

Agricultural producers, private forest landowners, and other professionals representing relevant agricultural and conservation interests and a variety of disciplines in the soil, water, plant, wetland, and wildlife sciences who are familiar with agricultural and natural resource issues in the local community are invited to attend.