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Job Announcement

Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District (PSWCD) is accepting applications for a part-time Education Coordinator. Primary duties of the position include development and implementation of natural resource conservation and education programs in Amelia, Nottoway, and Prince Edward Counties. The position may require occasional evenings, weekend and overnight travel. Salary based on qualifications/experience. VA State application form required. Full job description is available below. Send cover letter and application to Piedmont SWCD, 100B Dominion Drive, Farmville, VA 23901. Applications must be received or post-marked by October 22, 2018. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed State application. PSWCD is an equal opportunity employer.

Links: VA State Job Application, Job Description

This fall and winter, the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a series of breakfast meetings for landowners in Amelia, Nottoway, and Prince Edward Counties. The goal of the series is to help people better understand the various responsibilities and opportunities that come with being a landowner. Topics to be covered include winter livestock feeding and forage management (October 9), conservation opportunities for your land (November 13), landowner risk management and liabilities (January 8), and what to know when planning to build a pond (February 12). The meetings will be held from 9:00am-10:30am at the Crewe Volunteer Fire Department, located at 1105 West Virginia Avenue, Crewe, VA. Breakfast will be provided free of charge.

The series is hosted in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District will also partner with other natural resource experts and agencies in presenting these topics. Please register by the Friday before each meeting. To register, call Charlie Wootton at (434) 392-3782 ext. 128. You may register for just one meeting or for several, depending on which topics are of interest to you.


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