The NRCS Sicence & Technology Training Library is offering a free webinar today. Details are below:
Environmental Evaluation Series No. 7: Planning for Natural Areas, Scenic Beauty, and Wild and Scenic Rivers Special Environmental Concerns
Rosanna Brown, Landscape Architect, USDA NRCS National Design, Construction and Soil Mechanics Center
Matthew Judy, Senior Ecologist, USDA NRCS Central National Technology Support Center
February 19, 2014 2PM Eastern / 11AM Pacific
As the seventh in the series on environmental evaluations, this webinar will assist USDA NRCS conservation planners, partners, and technical service providers to understand the importance of Natural Areas, Scenic Beauty, and Wild and Scenic Rivers, and how to properly analyze and document existing conditions and the effects of planned conservation actions. Primary topics include: legal foundations, information/data sources, tools, mitigation measures, and documentation requirements including examples.