Conservation program held at coliseum
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:00 AM
The Neshoba Soil and Water Conservation District, the Neshoba County Forestry Association, the USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Mississippi State Extension Service held the second annual Conservation: Pass it Down on May 15 at 5 p.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum for a crowd of 90.
The purpose of this event was to teach fun, educational, hands-on activities that you can do at home; to help you educate, excite, and engage our county's youth about their current and upcoming responsibilities to be good stewards of our natural resources during their lifetimes.
Presenters were as follows: Lynn Porter - Hinds County SWCD, Harold Anderson - Neshoba Forestry Assoc., Bill Kitchins - MS Forestry Commission, Jeff Wilson - MS Soil and Water Conservation Commission, Margaret White - Extension, Jennifer Jerrolds - MS Museum of Natural Science, Mary Lundy Meruvia - Neshoba County Forestry Assoc., Susan Shedd - MS Soil and Water Conservation Commission, Tim Oakes - NRCS and John Guyton - MSU Entomology Department.
The highlight of the night was the Watershed Harmony Musical, Environmental Puppet Theatre produced and performed by Bayou Town Productions and sponsored by The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.