MVCA looking for watershed advisory committee members

WEST CARLETON – Have a say in the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) watershed plan.

“The MVCA is developing a watershed plan and you are invited to sit on the public advisory committee (PAC),” the MVCA released in a statement. “Apply now to have a seat at the table.”

The Watershed Advisory committee will meet at least five times over the course of the project to review, comment, and advise on issues facing the watershed and how they could be addressed.

“We are looking for representation from across the Mississippi River watershed and a cross section of landowners and businesses,” the MVCA said.

They are looking for representatives including ratepayers, land developers, resource conservation groups, recreation and tourism sector, agricultural sector, aggregates sector, forestry sector and hydro power generators.

Apply by Friday, Sept. 6, to

“Applicants are asked to provide a brief submission describing their experience and ability to offer perspectives related to one or more of the interests listed above, and their experience and affiliation with other groups or committees,” the MVCA said.

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