OACD President Jimmy Emmons Talks Soil Health on NPR's 1A

OACD President Jimmy Emmons Talks Soil Health on NPR's 1A

Listen to OACD President Jimmy Emmons, along with Rattan Lal, Distinguished Professor of Soil Science and Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, Ohio State University, Bianca Moebius-Clune Director, USDA-NRCS Soil Health Division and David Montgomery Professor of geomorphology, University of Washington in Seattle talk about the importance of soil health on NPR's 1A.

Conservation Movie Night to offer Free Screenings at the Poncan Theatre

Conservation Movie Night to offer Free Screenings at the Poncan Theatre

The Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts, No-till on the Plains and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Services are teaming up to host a free film night for the public on Monday December 18, 2017 at the Poncan Theatre.

Doors will open at 6 pm with the screenings beginning at 7 pm.

Emmons Farm Receives 2017 Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award

Emmons Farm Receives 2017 Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award

Sand County Foundation, in partnership with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation, ITC Holdings Corp. and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, is proud to announce Emmons Farm as the recipient for the inaugural Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award®, which honors Oklahoma landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.

OACD Auxiliary Awarding $3,000 Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Scholarship applicant must be a child or grandchild of a District Director/Manager, Conservation Employee, or NRCS  seeking a higher education at a Trade School, College or University.
  • Applicant must have an over all 2.5 Grade Point Average
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a Trade School, College or University by Fall of 2018
  • Applicant must be a full time student.

SCHOLARSHIP OBJECTIVE

  • The South Central Regional Auxiliary Scholarship is intended to encourage qualified students to increase their interest and  awareness of the mission of Conservation.
  • To pursue a career in their field of endeavor.

Application Deadline:  Jan. 31, 2018

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