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March 17, 2019by ncdea


GEORGIA, Middle South Georgia SWCD – The Middle South Georgia Conservation District is proud to announce Mitchell Farms as the 2019 Conservationist of the Year for Crisp County. Mitchell Farms is a family run business that consists of pecans, timber, cattle and cropland. George T. Mitchell III (Mitch) farmed with his father, George T. Mitchell Jr. for over 40 years.

Source: Mitchell named Crisp’s Conservationist of the Year – Cordele Dispatch | Cordele Dispatch



March 13, 2019by ncdea


NORTH CAROLINA, Haywood County SWCD – Two Haywood County residents were recognized for their achievements in soil and water conservation this week.

Gail Heathman, Conservation Education Coordinator for the Haywood County Soil and Water Conservation District, was presented the North Carolina 2019 “Conservation Communicator Award” and John Ottinger, Supervisory Soil Conservationist for the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service in the Waynesville, NC field office, was presented the “Professional Achievement in Water Quality Award” by the Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter of the Soil and Water Society.

Source: Haywood conservationists earn statewide recognitions for soil and water conservation | News | themountaineer.com



February 15, 2019by ncdea

VIRGINIA, Thomas Jefferson SWCD – The Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District (TJWSDC) is offering financial incentives to homeowners to maintain, fix, upgrade or replace their septic systems. The benefits of doing so are numerous and hard to pass up.

Homeowners who live in parts of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Nelson and Amherst Counties who are dealing with a failing septic system, are eligible to have at least half of the cost for repair or replacement covered. In some cases, up to 80 percent of their costs will be covered. In addition to these failing systems, financial assistance is also available for septic pumpouts that help maintain functioning systems and prolong their expected lifespan.

“But not everyone is aware we are offering these incentives,” said Anne Coates, District Manager of the TJSWCD.

Source: Conservation District offers huge discounts on septic repairs and replacements! | Sponsored | dailyprogress.com


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