MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 21, 2018) – With the successful passage of key legislation and an injection of federal funding, Alabama farmers have access to cost-share assistance for new irrigation systems. SB192, sponsored by Senator Gerald Dial (R-Lineville) and Representative Donnie Chesteen (R-Geneva), removes a limitation to current statute to allow the Agricultural and Conservation Development Commission to target funds based on need and number of qualified projects.
The Morgan County Conservation District will meet on September 14, 2016, 8:30 a.m. at the District office. This monthly meeting is to review actions of the District and to plan future actions. The public is invited to attend.
The 2017 Limestone County Water Festival will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 at Athens State University. We are excited about the opportunity to teach 4th grade students from our local schools the importance of clean drionking water while having some fun with Steve Trash, an Environmental Magician. If you would like to volunteer, please call 256-232-4025 ext. 3 or email Brenda Wigginton at [email protected]
We will go to ELES and present How A Hamburger is Made. This will show the students exactly where each part of the hamburger comes from. This will be for the 3rd grade students, there will be 102 students in attendance. We will make an edible Hamburger using Vanilla Wafers, Peppermint Patties and icing. We will do 5 different presentations.Details
Held in downtown Sheffield. Performances by Steve Trash, as well as music and food.
We will be going to MES and presenting the Oh Say Can You Seed book and doing an activity to go along with it.
Colbert County Conservation District Board meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month at 8:00am and are open to the public.
Lauderdale County Conservtion District Board meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the District office in Florence. Due to harvest, they typically do not meet in July and August. Meetings are open to the public.