$235,000 Grant for Agricultural Producers now Available

The Giles County Soil Conservation District would like to announce the award of $235,000 for the Richland Creek-Blue Creek Watershed Project. Grant funding can and already has been used to help improve agricultural production through implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs). BMPs included on the cost-share list are:

         Cross Fencing                     Exclusion Fencing                          Filter Strips                         Field Borders

         Forested Riparian Buffer      Pipeline                                        Watering Facilities               Heavy Use Area

         Stream Crossing                 Clearing and Snagging                    Pumping Plant                     Spring Development

If you are in the Richland Creek– Blue Creek Watershed, you are eligible to apply for cost share on the above mentioned practices.     To learn more about this grant and eligibility please call Tori McWilliams at (931)363-2675 x3.

Giles County Soil Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.