America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Includes Successful Everglades Effort

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Florida, Livestock, Specialty Crops, USDA-NRCS

The Obama Administration has detailed how the President’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative (AGO) is opening up access to lands and waters, restoring critical landscapes, reconnecting Americans to the natural world, and supporting thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity. And Deputy Under Secretary Ann Mills says the Progress Report features an effort through the Natural Resources Conservation …

Alabama NRCS a Partner in Forestry Field Days

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Forestry, General, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

The Muleshoe Plantation, owned and managed by Jerry McAllister and his sons, was the setting for a regional forestry field days last week as McAllister enjoys working with the various agencies over the years including the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama. Download Audio More information about this week’s regional forestry field day is available on the Alabama NRCS website.

Gulf Coast Task Force Releases Ecosystem Restoration Strategy

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Alabama, Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

WASHINGTON – The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, chaired by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, today released for public review and feedback its comprehensive preliminary strategy for long term ecosystem restoration. The strategy, which will be presented to President Obama at the end of the public review period, represents an historic opportunity for addressing long-standing issues …