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By 1934, 83% of Alabama land was damaged due to erosion. Conservation
Districts were born out of necessity in the 1930's Dust Bowl when America's
topsoil rapidly eroded. With the help of the "Father of Soil Conservation" Hugh
Hammond Bennett, Congress declared...

 

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The District is responsible for carrying out conservation stewardship programs as they relate to the current Farm Bill. The District has a close working relationship with the USDA-NRCS helping to carry out these programs together. The District also has a few conservation programs of their own that are conducted with the assistance of NRCS.  

The District also hosts several educational events for students and adults. 

 

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2022-2023 Litter Quitters  

Early Fall TBA | Our annual Litter Quitters Program which engages high school students to create an antilitter video opens for registration early in the fall. The Committee works directly with teachers throughout the year for those who want their students to participate. Winning schools are awarded money for the school in the spring. Contact the District for more infor and questions. 

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2022 Photo Contest

Sept 30 | Our annual photo contest is open to ages 16 and up. There are two categories to enter. Check out the details on our event site and email to receive the rules and entry form.  

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Fall Farm Tour

Sept TBA | In partnership with University of A&M, and USDA-NRCS, the District will host a fall farm tour at a local urban farm. Participants will be able to see urban farm practices up-close, talk one and one with farmers, and find out more about local resources and support programs. More details to come when registration opens up in August. 

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