Area conservation districts to meet at CC

The Panhandle Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (PASWCDS) will meet this Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Clarendon College Bairfield Activity Center.

Rick Kellison, Texas Tech University Project Director for Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) will speak on “Carbon Sequestration and its Effect on Agriculture.”

The topic has garnered recent interest because increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have led to growing interest in national and international forums for implementing measures to slow and reverse the buildup of such atmospheric constituents. Under a movement towards a federal cap and trade system, agricultural landowners are in a unique position to develop a program that benefits landowners and industries that need to reduce their carbon footprint.

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