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.