"Action Messages" is the place to find those national and state items that need to be brought to the attention of Districts and their Partners for possible ACTION. There are Action Messages presented below:
ACTION MESSAGE 1:
LEOPOLD CONSERVATION AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT
ACTION MESSAGE 2:
OUTDOOR RECREATION GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
ACTION MESSAGE 3:
CS Ranch to Host 'Regenerating Profits Through Adaptive Grazing School
ACTION MESSAGE 4:
WaterSMART GRANTS OPPORTUNITY
ACTION MESSAGE 5:
2022 NMACD Conservation Award Applications
NMACD Recent News
2022 NM Legislature News
New Mexico Senate leaders select new chief clerk
DISTRICT & REGIONS
Region Meeting Reports, Annual Reports and District Newsletters
If you have any District or Region News items or Events you would like to have highlighted, please contact Linda Hood (Linda.Hood@q.com) or (505) 681-9675.
Ute Creek Cattle Company Receives
First New Mexico Leopold Conservation Award
One of our most devoted acequia leaders, el estimado Gabriel Estrada, known to most as Gabe, passed away a few days ago. A staunch defender of the historic water rights of the acequias along the Rio de las Gallinas, Mr. Estrada had been involved in litigation to protect agricultural water rights since the 1950s.
HONORING GABE ESTRADA
During the recent NMACD Region meetings held in June and August, the following Supervisors were elected as Region Chair or Vice Chair in their respective Regions.
Region III Vice Chair, Jim Wood & Chair, Dusty Hunt
Region VI Vice Chair, Kendell Buzzard; Chair, Lisa Runyan, with NMACD Secretary-Treasurer, Kandy Hutchins
The 75th NMACD Annual Conference hosted by Region VI was held virtually Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, with 112 registered. The following awards were given during the meeting. CONGRATULATIONS to all deserving recipients!! We are very proud of you.
NMACD 2021 OUTSTANDING FRIEND
GORDON (CORKY) HERKENHOFF, SOCORRO DISTRICT
NMACD 2021 OUTSTANDING LAND STEWARDSHIP:
JAMES JOHNSON, DEMING SWCD
NMACD 2021 OUTSTANDING DISTRICT:
Supervisors: Mike Cone, Chairman
Kendell Buzzard, Vice Chair
Rick Ledbetter, Treasurer
George Hay, Secretary
Admin. Assistant: Dawn Privett
NACD NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
The National Association of Conservation Districts is the non-profit organization that represents the nation's 3,000 plus conservation districts, their state associations and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. For more than 70 years, local conservation districts have worked with cooperating landowners and managers of private working lands to help them plan and apply effective conservation practices. For more information about NACD, visit: www.nacdnet.org.
NACD CELEBRATES 75 YEARS! July 27, 2021
Since implementing a more conservation-focused management system, Berlier says he has been able to double his soil organic matter to two percent and he now raises three times the amount of grass with the same level of rainfall. He no longer has the additional expense of supplementing the grazing with feeding his cattle hay. And in times of drought, Berlier says he still has a lot of grass and his cows are still fat.
To submit a news release to NACD, contact: Bethany Shively, Email: Bethany-Shively@nacdnet.org, Phone: (202) 547-6223, Ext. 226.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS - Click on NACD.
What amazing resources we have at our fingertips through NACD. They are only a click away. For example, click on any of the links below.
Perhaps you are interested in the NACD District Guides? Take a look.
There are four publications linked below. Just look below for a quick synopsis of each of the four. If you click on the NACD Publications link above, you can also subscribe to any of these.
eResource is an electronic collection of weekly news briefs sent to our members and partners every Tuesday.
NACD’s quarterly print and electronic publication – The Resource – provides in-depth coverage of the association’s recent activities and features columns.
Forestry Notes is an electronic, monthly publication funded through a cooperative agreement between NACD and the U.S. Forest Service.
Conservation Clips are a weekly round-up of the latest conservation news affecting our members and partners.