May 2013 Newsletter

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Henry County Soil Conservation District Newsletter

May 2013

2013 Scholarships Awarded

Congratulations to the recipients of the first Henry County Soil Conservation District Scholarships. Shelby Beloate, Jacob McElroy and Melinda Perkins were selected to receive scholarships in 2013.

Congratulations and best wishes to each student in the pursuit of their education and chosen careers.

WHIP Application Deadline

The Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) is available to assist landowners with technical and financial assistance to enhance or develop wildlife habitat areas on thier property.  Applications must be received by June 10, 2013 to be considered for current funding.  For additional information contact the USDA-NRCS office at 731-642-0761 Ext. 3.

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 WRP Signup

USDA-NRCS have announced a Wetland Reserve Program (WRP) signup through June 3, 2013.  The WRP program offers incentives for landowners to protect, restore and enhance wetlands on thier property. 

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Quail Forever NWSGWildlife Biologist

Wildlife Biologist, Brittney Viers will be available to advise and assist Henry County landowners interested in establishing or improving wildlife habitat.  Brittney will be working from the Carroll County USDA Service Center. 

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 General CRP Signup Reminder

The 45th General Signup for the Conservation Reserve Program will be held beginning May 20th and ending on June 14, 2013.  For additional information contact the Farm Service Agency at 731-642-4522 Ext. 2. 

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