SASWCD BOARD SUPERVISORS - The Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking people to serve on our board who can help guide District priorities and work in establishing natural resource priorities for USDA-NRCS program funding. If you would like to join us and learn more about the District's work, please contact Angie at 254-4126 or attend an upcoming monthly meeting. Thank you!
OTHER PROJECTS and EDUCATION
HEALTHY SOILS, HEALTHY FARMS: Wednesday, February 19 from 9am to 3pm at UMPI. Join SASWCD, Maine Farmland Trust, UMaine, CASWCD and fellow farmers for a day of learning how healthy soil practices can benefit Aroostook's farm operations. Colorado biotic potato grower Brendon Rockey will be the keynote speaker with workshops following throughout the day. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. A full agenda and registration can be found at https://www.mainefarmlandtrust.org/event/healthy-soils-healthy-farms/
WINTER AG SCHOOL 2020 - Class listings will be available by end of January. We have a diverse variety of classes planned for 2020, beginning with the day-long Healthy Soils, Healthy Farms conference February 19, which is funded in part by the SASWCD's 319 Clean Water Act grant. Check back soon for a full class listing or follow us on Facebook for updates.