Workshop in Weldon: Increasing Participation in the USDA Conservation Reserve Program in NC

Event Date

Friday, March 31st 8:00am

Through

Friday, March 31st 4:00pm

Location

Halifax Community College, 100 College Drive, 400 Building, Weldon NC 27890

Reservation Required

Yes

Admission

Free


Description


REGISTRATION IS OPEN

This free workshop is organized by Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project and the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources. The purpose is to increase awareness of and participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program. The program’s long-term goal is to re-establish valuable land cover to help improve water quality, prevent soil erosion and reduce loss of wildlife habitat. Learn more about the program here.

The agenda for the Weldon workshop is now available. Check-in at the site will take place from 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., and the formal program will begin at 8:30 a.m.

You can register via the Eventbrite website by clicking here. The registration deadline is 6 p.m. ET March 21st. If you are unable to register via Eventbrite, please contact SFLRP’s Sherwynn Best at: sbest@roanokeelectric.com or 252-539-4614.

The first 40 landowners registered for this workshop will receive a $25 gift card. You must be present at the workshop to receive the gift card; only one gift card is available per household.

USDA CRP workshop flyer