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Conservación en el Caribe: Programas de Asistencia Tecnica

[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS] Por Rich Duesterhaus, Director de Proyectos y Asociaciones 28 de junio de 2018 – Después de los huracanes del año pasado, los distritos de conservación y sus socios en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos (USVI) enfrentaron altas cargas de trabajo y escasez de personal para implementar prácticas de conservación.…… Continue reading →

Conservation in the Caribbean: NACD Special Report

[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS] From June 25-29, NACD staff and leadership traveled to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) to meet with conservation districts and government officials.This newsletter features some of the highlights from last month's trip, blog posts from the team, and lessons learned during NACD's time in the Caribbean. For photos from the trip,…… Continue reading →

Conservación en el Caribe: Impactos y Esperanza

Por el miembro de la Junta Ejecutiva de la Región Sudeste de NACD, Jim Harreld 26 de junio de 2018 – Los impactos de los huracanes Irma y María pueden haber desaparecido de la cobertura mediática, pero continúan pesando sobre millones de estadounidenses, particularmente en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de EE. UU. En…… Continue reading →

Conservation in the Caribbean: Technical Assistance Grants

By Director of Projects and Partnerships Rich Duesterhaus June 28, 2018 - After the hurricanes last year, conservation districts and their partners in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) were confronted with heavy workloads and staff shortages to implement conservation practices. Additionally, districts in Puerto Rico had just undergone some significant restructuring to…… Continue reading →

Conservation in the Caribbean: Part Three

By NRCS Caribbean Area Director Edwin Almodóvar  June 27, 2018 – It’s been a privilege to be in Puerto Rico this week with leaders and staff from the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD). With the help of our conservation districts and partners, we are having meaningful discussions and educating NACD’s team about the specific…… Continue reading →

Conservation in the Caribbean: The Strength in Membership

By NACD Southeast Region Executive Board Member Jim Harreld June 26, 2018—The impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria may have disappeared from daily news coverage, but they continue to weigh on millions of Americans—particularly those in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled the U.S. Atlantic island territories as…… Continue reading →

Conservation in the Caribbean: Part One

By NACD President Brent Van Dyke In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled the U.S. Atlantic island territories as Category 4 storms. June 25, 2018 – This week, leaders and staff from the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) are in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to meet with conservation districts and…… Continue reading →

Conservation Leaders Meet with Agriculture Secretary

By Katy Parker, executive director, Alabama Association of Conservation Districts [caption id="attachment_22927" align="alignright" width="300"] From left to right: NCDEA President Tim Riley, NACD President Brent Van Dyke, NASCA President Marc Cribb, and NARC&DC President William Hodge[/caption] In the last week of November, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue met twice with leaders in conservation. Perdue first met…… Continue reading →

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