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- Provides a
medium through which Districts meet, exchange ideas, work cooperatively
on common challenges and objectives, and reach consensus on courses of action.
- Develops resolutions
outlining its position and presents them at local and national meetings.
with the State Conservation Committee in coordinating its activities among
- Promotes an
understanding and acceptance of soil and water conservation in elementary,
secondary, and post-secondary school curricula.
- Informs state
and federal legislators of the objectives and needs of Conservation Districts
and necessary legislation.
- Assists Districts
in developing guidelines for assistance and priorities to the many and diverse
cooperators and others requesting support.
- Works through
sub-committees to study conservation challenges and provides support to
Districts who implement solutions.
- Promotes and
conducts the annual Envirothon
for New Hampshire high-school students.
- Monitors and
advocates legislation that supports conservation principles.
- Designs and
conducts practical education workshops on topics such as flood mitigation
and nonpoint source pollution prevention.
and designs grant programs to support District initiatives.
- Hosts semi-annual
meetings to provide a forum for Districts and facilitate collaboration among
other conservation groups.
- Actively represents
the New Hampshire at the national level through participation in the National
Association of Conservation Districts meetings and initiatives.
- Manages the
New Hampshire Resource Conservation
Corps AmeriCorps Program supporting statewide conservation.
- Conducts the
annual Soil Judging competition.
strategic objectives through collaborative projects and capacity-building
as outlined in the NHACD's A Plan for the Decade.