Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Upcoming Events

Sunday Creek Watershed Group Public Meeting Wednesday, January 25, 2006 Help us plan the annual Benefit Dinner. We will need your input to host the best fundraiser ever! On January 25, join us at the SCWG office in Glouster at 6:30 p.m. for a potluck dinner; the meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Benefit Concert for Federal Valley Resource Center

The Calliope Feminist Choir and others will perform Sunday, January 29 at 3 p.m. at the Federal Valley Resource Center in Stewart. Current Rural Action volunteers and members are among the singers. Donations accepted to benefit the old Stewart auditorium. More info: 740-662-3011.

USFWS Public Meeting on Ginseng January 31
Here’s an important chance for growers, harvesters, buyers and ginseng stewards to have input into the future of the American ginseng industry. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is holding a public meeting on ginseng on January 31, in Moon Township, PA. Click here to see the agenda. For more information contact Chip Carroll at 740-742-4401.

Eighth Annual Landowners Conference: “Farms, Forests and Communities”Rural Action will present the eighth annual Landowners Conference on June 2-4, 2006 at Camp Oty’Okwa in the Hocking Hills region of Southeast Ohio. Mark your calendar now to attend this popular event, designed for small farm and woodland owners who have an interest in new and better ways to use their land. Pre-registration is required; contact Cynthia at 740-767-4938. A discount is available for members of Rural Action and for participants who register by May 1. RAMBLER SPECIAL: Mention that you heard about the Landowners Conference in the Rural Rambler to receive a $5 discount.

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