FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer GPS training from
8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the USDA Service Center, Park Street.

The GPS units that will be used are Garmins. Participants will learn what longitude and latitude are and will expand their GPS skills to avoid expensive, time consuming and risky mistakes. Students will get some hands-on field instruction outside.

The workshop is being offered in partnership with the US Forest Service. A snow date has been set for Feb. 24.
More sessions will be held in the summer. 

Participants must preregister by sending a check for $15 with a registration form to: Franklin County SWCD, 107 Park St., Farmington, ME 04938. Checks should be made payable to
Franklin County SWCD. The following price breaks are available for
participants: $28 for two people, $40 for three people and $50 for four
people.

The session is limited to 25 people on a
prepaid, first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact Rosetta Thompson at [email protected] or call 778-4279.


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