Conservation help available
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Technical Assistance, or “CTA” Program, provides land users with proven conservation technology and the delivery system needed to achieve the benefits of a healthy and productive landscape at no cost to the producer. It assists individuals or groups of decision makers, communities, conservation districts, units of state and local government, tribes, and others to voluntarily conserve, maintain, and improve natural resources.
The primary purposes of the Conservation Technical Assistance Program are to solve soil, water quality, water conservation, air quality, and agricultural waste management problems. In doing so, the conservation service hopes to improve the long-term sustainability of all lands, including cropland, forestland, grazing lands, coastal lands, and developed and/or developing lands.
It is the conservation service goal to assist others in facilitating changes in land use as needed for natural resource protection and sustainability. Technical assistance is the help provided by Natural Resources Conservation Service. employees of other entities, or agencies under the technical supervision of Natural Resources Conservation Service, to clients to address opportunities, concerns, and problems related to the use of natural resources. Ask your local service center for opportunities with financial assistance as well.
The Wilson County Natural Resources Conservation Service office is located at 1106 10th St. (U.S. 181) in Floresville. For more information, call 830-393-3555, ext. 3.