12-07: Encourage NRCS to Provide Technical Support for Montana Range Days

WHEREAS, Montana Range Days is the most significant youth range education events in the State of Montana, and other important natural resource educational events take place throughout the State;

WHEREAS, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Range and Soil Conservationists play a significant role in the development and implementation of the curriculum and program for Montana Range Days and other natural resource outreach and education events;

WHEREAS, budget shortfalls have placed significant constraints on NRCS personnel for outreach support;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, NRCS State Conservationist and her staff are encouraged to continue their technical support to all natural resource outreach and educational events to the fullest extent possible;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, MACD Board of Directors work with the NRCS State Conservationist and staff to ensure that adequate support is available for NRCS to continue to assist with Montana Range Days and all other natural resource educational activities and outreach events.