Local resource conservation and development meeting announced


FARMINGTON — The Threshold To Maine Resource Conservation and Development Area will hold a local county meeting for RC&D sponsors and the general public from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, March 15, in the Conference Room at the USDA Service Center.

The Resource Conservation and Development Program is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture managed locally by the Threshold To Maine Council. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss issues facing Franklin County and how RC&D might be able to help with those issues.

The RC&D Council is a grass roots organization made up of representatives from each of 11 sponsors. The sponsors in Franklin County include the Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District, Franklin County Commissioners and the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments. The program provides technical assistance to communities, nonprofits and units of government on natural resource issues.

For more information about the meeting, contact the Threshold To Maine office at 657-3131 or e-mail [email protected]

For accommodations, notify Mark Hews, RC&D coordinator, at 657-3131 by Friday, March 12.