SOMERSET, N.J. — Agricultural producers with crops, livestock, equine and poultry; owners of nonindustrial private forest land; representatives of agricultural and environmental organizations and representatives of governmental agencies carrying out agricultural and natural resource conservation programs and activities are encouraged to join one of the four Local Work Group meetings hosted by USDA, Natural Resources Conservation:
- Central Jersey Local Work Group Meeting – July 25, 5-7 p.m. at the Burlington Soil Conservation District meeting room, 1971 Jacksonville-Jobstown Road, Columbus, NJ 08022. This meeting will focus on needs in Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer, Ocean, Burlington and Camden counties. RSVP to Nicole Ciccaglione at email@example.com or 609-267-1639 ext. 3.
- Northern Jersey Local Work Group #1 Meeting – July 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Snyder Research & Extension Farm, 140 Locust Grove Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867. This meeting will focus on needs in Hunterdon, Somerset, Union, Warren, Sussex, Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Hudson and Essex counties. RSVP to John Kluthe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-782-4614 ext. 3.
- South Jersey Local Work Group Meeting – Aug. 7, 7-9 p.m. – Originally announced for another location, the South Jersey Local Work Group meeting will be held at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, 291 Morton Ave, Millville, NJ 08332. This meeting will focus on needs in Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester, Atlantic and Cape May counties. RSVP to Nick Saumweber at email@example.com or 856-285-7654.
- Northern Jersey Local Work Group #2 Meeting – Aug. 15 at the Warren County Library/Northeast Branch, 40 US Highway 46, Hackettstown, NJ 07840, 6-8 p.m. This meeting will focus on needs in Hunterdon, Somerset, Union, Warren, Sussex, Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Hudson and Essex counties. RSVP to Dan Mull at firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-852-2576 ext. 3.
Through these Work Groups, NRCS aims to gather recommendations on local natural resource priorities. These discussions will help direct USDA conservation activities and programs that will coordinate with other Federal, State, tribal and local conservation programs to help address conservation concerns specific to each local area.
There is no fee for these meetings. Registration is requested to ensure adequate seating and materials are available. Please include your request for reasonable accommodation when you register.
— USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service