Building Alliances Through Conservation & Communication For Tribal Farmers and Ranchers

The Indian Nations Conservation Alliance (INCA) is hosting the “Building Alliances Through Conservation & Communication For Tribal Farmers and Ranchers” workshop, April 13, 2020 at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, Montana.

“This workshop will provide a platform for Tribal farmers, ranchers and representatives to communicate, coordinate and collaborate among each other and USDA agencies in creating a higher bottom dollar for their operations while developing better conservation practices on Tribal lands,” stated Delane Atcitty, INCA Executive Director.

The event will be held at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, Montana beginning with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. and a traditional welcome at 8:30 a.m.  The days’ events will include sessions on the importance of authentic communications; the latest information on the 2018 Farm Bill for Native American producers and Montana focus conservation from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS); using the past to launch the future; agribusiness; native women and youth in agriculture and a round table discussion including participants, INCA staff and USDA.  The day will conclude with the serving of a traditional meal.

To obtain no-charge registration for the workshop, please contact Gail Whiteman at 406-794-7185 or gail.whiteman@inca-tcd.org.  Advanced registration deadline is March 31.

To reserve a no-charge-sleeping room for Sunday night, April 12th at the Big Horn Resort, call (406) 839-9300 and use the code “INCA2020”.   The deadline to reserve free rooms is March 31.  Big Horn Resort is located at the Shiloh exit off I-90 (the hotel next to The Reef water slide).

For a full agenda of the “Building Alliances Through Conservation and Communication” workshop, please logon to INCA’s website at www.inca-tcd.org.