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Promoting conservation and the wise use of natural resources in Polk County Last Updated June 21, 2010
First Step Planning Workshop This workshop is designed to improve understanding of the land planning process for property owners. It is intended to be the first step in developing management plans. The information generated during this workshop will help further planning efforts to be more effective. Landowners will identify whether they proceed on their
Plans are Important! Land management planning is an important tool because it… Demonstrates responsible land
stewardship Shows voluntary compliance with
existing laws and regulations Organizes information that will be
used to meet the desire family and property goals Provides a way to logically and
own or utilize the appropriate State or Federal agencies, private consultants, or other assistance.
When and Where? First Step Workshops are presented by Polk SWCD staff and/or Directors at least four times per year. Each workshop lasts
Workshop Objectives Develop goals and objectives Generate property maps (a base aerial photograph with property boundaries, soil types, and topography overlays) Formulate land management plan alternatives Identify sources of information and
two and a half hours and is limited to a
assistance to complete a planning
small group of landowners. It is held at
the Polk SWCD office in Dallas. If interested in attending, please call or stop by to sign up today!
efficiently view options on your
Make contact with other landowners who are interested in planning Gather and organize inventories and property information
Gives a time frame for reaching
This workshop is sponsored in part by the Polk SWCD with assistance from the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
objectives and ways to monitor progress Opens lines of communications
among family, business associates, governmental agencies, and neighbors
Photo by Lisa Reiley
The Polk SWCD complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Anyone needing special accommodations who wishes to attend events call the office 48 hours in advance.