Discussing Partnerships for Working Lands Conservation

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Client Features, Environment, Florida, Forestry, Georgia, Livestock, USDA-NRCS, Water

Folks from across the country were on hand for a one-day symposium held Thursday in Atlanta to highlight the power of partner-driven conservation on private working lands and explore opportunities for innovative approaches that bring in new partners, tools, and approaches to further voluntary conservation. Jason Weller, Chief of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, was pleased with the turnout and …

Florida Part of Two-Year Strategy to Help Gopher Tortoise

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Client Features, Environment, Florida, Forestry, General, USDA-NRCS

As a part of an ongoing effort to help the gopher tortoise rebound, USDA recently released a new two-year implementation strategy to help restore, enhance and protect longleaf pine forests not only in Florida, but across the Southeast. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida is working with private landowners to conserve these historically important forests. Download Audio