Friday, September 18, 2009

September Meeting Minutes

The Winston County Natural Resources Council met on Thursday, September 17, at the U. S. Forest Service Office in Double Springs. The following members were present: Allison Cochran (serving as the Chairperson and Secretary), LaVerne Matheson, James Burnett, John Creed, and Jim Hughes.

The following topics were discussed:

-FAWN program - No changes needed.
-FAWN transportation - $1000 to be provided by the County Commission
-FAWN walk-thru on Wednesday, Oct 14 @ 9AM
-Alabama Natural Resource Council of the Year Award - $1200 to be presented to the WCNRC at the Cullman County Field Day.
-Suggestion by members present that Mike collect names of our folks attending the Field Day & call and register for us.
-National Public Lands Day - Bankhead - Saturday, Sept 26. Council approved donating $100 for food if it is needed - Wait & see.
-October 24 - Winston Co. Smith Lake Advocacy is having a Slough Clean-up. Private boats are needed to clean-up all Winston Co. sloughs. Bags & dumpsters will be at 4 locations TBD.
-Alabama Water Watch/AU submitted the 319 planning grant for Rock & Crooked Creeks.
-Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy Inc. is installing signs on the lake at each tributary with the trib/creek name on it.

Note: Thanks to Allison for chairing this meeting during the officers' absence.

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