|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2023
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to Speak at NACD Annual Meeting
WHO: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will provide perspective on administration priorities and issues important to conservation including comments on Inflation Reduction Act programs and Partnerships for Climate Smart Commodities during the National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting held February 11-15.
WHEN: Secretary Vilsack will give remarks during the Leadership Luncheon on Monday, February 13 at 12:00 p.m. CT.
WHERE: The NACD Annual Meeting is being held in New Orleans, Louisiana at the New Orleans Marriot:
New Orleans Marriot
555 Canal Street
Remarks: Bissonet-Carondelet – 3rd Floor
HOW: Registration is free to members of the press and will be available on-site only. Please RSVP to the event by contacting terrence-curtiss[at]nacdnet.org.
WHAT: The NACD Annual Meeting theme is “Local Resiliency, National Community.” The meeting will examine how conservation is built by local resiliency and locally-led initiatives, and strengthened through national community with partnerships and collaboration. Follow NACD on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to keep up with the meeting.
About the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)
The National Association of Conservation Districts is the nonprofit organization that represents the nearly 3,000 conservation districts across the United States, their state and territory associations, and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. For more than 75 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.