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  • Jun 08 2017

    Forestry and Wildlife School for Landowners

    Statewide Events – Forestry & Wildlife School for Landowners Five Rivers Delta Resource Center June 8-9, 2017  More information  Agenda Read More

  • Jun 12 2017

    Jackson County Conservation District Board Seeks To Fill Vacancy

    Jackson County Events – Do you have a love for the land?  Are you interested in influencing how conservation programs in Jackson County are utilized?  If so Jackson County Conservation District wants you! Jackson County Conservation District is looking for people to serve on its Board of Supervisors who share a commitment to natural resource issues. Individuals serving on the board enjoy a unique volunteer experience and gain an opportunity to make a positive contribution to our community.  To be eligible you must be a resident of Jackson County.   An ideal candidate for the board would have good organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible. An excellent background would be a person from agriculture, business, education, journalism, grant writing, fundraising, natural resources, land use or any combination thereof.      Duties and responsibilities include:  Serve a three year term Attend  and participate at board monthly meetings and functions Cooperate with fellow board members in establishing District policies Assist in fundraising Participate in developing annual and long range plans of work Serve as District spokesperson by representing the District at public functions and at functions related to natural resource conservation activities Persons interested in serving as a district supervisor may obtain and submit an application at the Jackson County Conservation District’s office located in the USDA Agriculture Service Center at 2345 South Broad St., Suite A, in Scottsboro, or they may call (256) 574-1005, ext. 3 for additional information. Selection of the new board member is expected to be completed within a few months.  A Conservation District is a local unit of state government with the responsibility to carry out a program of natural resources conservation and encourage wise land management.  Members now serving on the Jackson County Conservation District Board of Supervisors are Phillip Thompson, Chairman; Larry Dean, Vice-chairman; Linda Shrader, Secretary / Treasurer; Billy Stephenson and Jerry Barton. Read More