Adult ag education:
A Pettisville adult agriculture education night meeting will be Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Pettisville ag room. The speaker is Ed Crawford of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and his topic is the state's nutrient reduction program in the Maumee basin. Crawford is Western Lake Erie Basin specialist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Soil & Water Resources. Key components of the program are to provide grants to local groups and SWCDs to help employ watershed coordinators; issue reports, including areas of dam deficiency; implement statewide and Lake Erie watershed-focused nonpoint source programs; and develop technology and assist communities with stream management and revitalization.
Questions can be directed to John Poulson at Pettisville School, 419-446-2705. All meetings are open to anyone in the area regardless of school district. Enter through door 12 at the southwest corner of the school.