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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...donated feed and silos. USFS Chugach National Forest awarded a lease of additional pastureland to AWCC. Natural Resource Conservation Service provided fencing. The project received support and advice from professionals with the Anchorage Soil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
Climate change conference participation appreciated

...Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Steve Baird from Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, Mitch Michaud of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Nancy Lord, former Alaska State Writer Laureate from Homer, Sue Mauger of Cook Inletkeeper, and Robert...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-16/climate-change-conference
Letters

...Marilyn Johnson.The project has flourished into an 1.5-acre agricultural network that includes two Natural Resources Conservation Service high tunnels, 15 raised beds that yield rhubarb, carrots, tomatoes, raspberries and more, said conservation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23-2
News | Schools
High tunnel program proven on Peninsula

High tunnels are here to stay. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced last month the High Tunnel Cost Share grant program is no longer an interim practice. "The program has been tested...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-27-1
News

...by Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai Watershed Forum, UAF-Cooperative Extension Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Kenai Field Office. Winners were: Grades K-1 1st place Daniel Steffensen, Grades 2-3 1st place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-11-24-1
Dispatch
High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

...said he bought his high tunnels through a U.S. Department of Agriculture program administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, or NRCS. He is one of more than 70 other growers on the central Kenai Peninsula who use high-tunnels...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-22/how-to-use-a-high-tunnel
News
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...high tunnels for crop production are encouraged to take High Tunnel 101, a free course offered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Cooperative Extension Service. Representatives from both organizations are teaming up to teach...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-10-19/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
USDA high tunnel program expands

...high-tunnels that were at least partially paid for by a program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, or NRCS. The seasonal high tunnel program - which has been drastically expanded in 2014 - allows growers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-16/usda-high-tunnel-program-expands
News
Business Briefs

...seminar, click Sign Up and complete registration.High Tunnels for gardening cost-shared by USDA USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service will continue to fund high tunnel garden structures through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2012-06-14/business-briefs
Community
Area's avid gardeners split into 2 camps: spendy and thrifty

...kinds of aids used for growing things," Chumley said. "With the new high tunnel program through (the Natural Resources Conservation Service), folks have purchased those ... and everything that goes along with that." All those economic activities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-19/areas-avid-gardeners-split-into-2-
Trends

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