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Grant funds available for conservation practices in Moore County

Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 9:00 am

The Moore County Soil Conservation District is happy to announce that grant funds are available through the state to implement conservation practices on private lands/ farms. The grant is watershed-based and focuses on impaired stream and river systems within Moore County. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture grant encourages landowners to protect and improve the water resources (springs, creeks) on private lands/farms. Financial assistance to establish conservation measures is based on 75 percent cost share.

Interested persons should call the Moore County Soil Conservation District in Lynchburg, at (931) 759-7342, or call Mary Douglas Penick at the Fayetteville field office at (931) 438-2450 ext. 3 to find out more details.

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