Alaska State Technical Committee
The State Technical Committee provides recommendations for establishing technical guidelines and program criteria and priorities necessary to carry out conservation provisions of the Farm Bill. Although the State Technical Committee has no implementation or enforcement authority, USDA gives strong consideration to the Committee's recommendations. The NRCS State Conservationist chairs the committee and its members are composed of individuals and groups who represent a variety of natural resource sciences and occupations including, soil, water, air, plants, wetlands, and wildlife. Roles and responsibilities include providing advice on issues such as:
The State Technical Committee meets twice a year. The
next meeting will take place on Wednesday May 29, 2013 at the USDA - Natural Resources Conservation
Service state office conference room, located at 800 West Evergreen Avenue,
Palmer. Meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at noon. A notice
will be sent to all
members and previous meeting attendees. State Technical Committee meetings are open to the public. Landowners are
encouraged to attend.
All notes and announcements related to the Alaska State Technical Committee
meetings are now electronic. To be added to the electronic contact list,
contact Executive Assistance Dee Covalt at the Alaska NRCS State Office at
(907) 761-7747 or email@example.com.