State Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

March 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bozeman Hilton Garden Inn
2023 Commerce Way
Bozeman, MT 59715
Gerald (Jerry) Shows

Good afternoon,

This email is just a reminder of the upcoming State Technical Committee Meeting being held in Bozeman, MT on March 14, 2017.  There is a correction on the time the meeting will be held.  The meeting will be from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn.  Attached is a very rough draft agenda for your review.  I look forward to seeing you there!

10:00-10:15 Welcome and Introductions Lisa Coverdale, NRCS State


10:15-10:45 CRP Management Activities / Tree Thinning Heidi Brewer/Allison Hoffer

10:45-11:15 Energy Initiative Steve Becker

11:15-11:45 EQIP Funding Levels (FY16 & FY17) Erik Suffridge

11:45 – 12:45 LUNCH

12:45-1:15 Agricultural Easement Program Update (ACEP) / Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) Update / Enrollment Eligibility Criteria / Wetland Reserve Easements (WRE) / Geographic Area Rate Cap (GARC) | Lisa McCauley/Abby Dresser

1:15–1:45 Partnership Update Jerry Shows

1:45-2:30 Subcommittee Updates / Water, Wildlife, CRP, Forestry | Various

2:30-3:00 Wrap Up/Adjourn Lisa Coverdale/Various