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Elk River Watershed Buffer Initiative Meeting with Farmers

Aug. 7, 2014


Lunch-and-Learn meeting with local farmers on Elk River Watershed Buffer Initiative


Representatives of Initiative partners, including the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Nature Conservancy, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tennessee Stream Mitigation Program, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency and the Tennessee Valley Authority


Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 11 a.m. CDT


Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 1010 Hedgemont Ave., Fayetteville, Tenn.

Additional Information

Through a collaboration of federal, state and local agencies, the Elk River Watershed Buffer Initiative seeks to promote water quality and biodiversity enhancements along the Elk River and its tributaries. Landowners will be offered the opportunity to receive incentives to plant grasses and trees to stabilize the stream bank, reduce sedimentation and improve aquatic habitat, ensuring the long-term health of the Elk River system.

Media Contact

Jim Hopson, Knoxville, 865-632-8860
TVA Public Relations, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000


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