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With Purpose to Save and Savor

By Guest Author | November 12, 2019

Although we can’t actually do all that is put before us as stewards of community, family, animals and land, I do believe we can do all of it on a scale that is meaningful. We can both save and savor in the living that we do.

BLM and USFS release draft Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse EIS

NEWS RELEASE Aug. 16, 2013 Contact: David Boyd, Public Affairs Specialist, (970) 876-9008 Steven Hall, Director, Office of Communications, (303) 239-3672 BLM and USFS release draft Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse EIS GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Today the Bureau of Land Management and Routt National Forest released the Draft Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Management Plan…

Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 17

  06/04/2013 05:30 PM EDT WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Monday, June 17. “I encourage all eligible farmers and ranchers to participate in this year’s county committee elections by nominating candidates by the August 1…

USDA Seeking Sign-Ups for Wetlands, Grasslands Conservation Program

WASHINGTON – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications from landowners interested in the Wetlands Reserve Program and Grassland Reserve Program. A new round of funding authorizes $255 million to enroll up to 100,000 additional acres into WRP and $47 million to enroll up to 200,000 additional acres into GRP, both nationwide. Anyone interested…

USDA Final Call for 2012 Census of Agriculture

Contact: Sue King (202) 690-8122 Krissy Young (202) 690-8123 Don’t Miss Your Chance to Provide the Facts Straight from the Farm WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 – With the window to respond to the 2012 Census of Agriculture officially closing on May 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is urging farmers and ranchers not to…

Forest Planning Rule Comment Period Extended

On February  27, 2013 the Forest Service initiated a 60-day comment period to provide the public an opportunity to review the Agency’s proposed planning directives.  The public comment period closed on April 29, but the Agency has decided to reopen the comment period for an additional 15 days to provide an opportunity to gather additional…

Conservation Stewardship Program Grants

Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due by May 31 Release No. 0083.13 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623   Voluntary program allows producers to maintain or increase productivity of their operations while also conserving natural resources WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service‘s Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) will…

USDA Claims Deadline Extended

Release No. 0053.13 Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 DEADLINE EXTENDED: Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Must be Filed by MAY 1, 2013 WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the extension of the voluntary claims process for Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA…

Conservation Innovation Grants Available

NRCS accepts applications for Conservation Innovation Grants Media Contact: Sarah Maxwell 202-720-0693 CIG Information Contact: Gregorio Cruz 703-235-8065 WASHINGTON, February 25, 2013 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide up to $25 million in grants to help develop and demonstrate cutting-edge ideas to improve conservation on private lands. Conservation Innovation Grants are available for state and…

Forest Planning Rule Revisions

Forest Service Releases PROPOSED Planning Rule Directives and Seeks Public Comment Because of your past interest in the work of the Forest Service to update its rules and guidance regarding land management planning for National Forests and Grasslands, we wanted to inform you of an important milestone.  The Forest Service, today, released proposed planning directives…

Conservation bills introduced

Slew of conservation, forest and grazing bills reintroduced Phil Taylor, E&E reporter Published: Friday, February 15, 2013 Lawmakers yesterday reintroduced a handful of bills to bolster conservation of public lands, gird forests against wildfires and ensure timely permitting of grazing.The bills, which include measures to designate wilderness in Colorado and reauthorize a popular land-for-land program at…

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