Ten Broeck Farm Hosts Nashua River Watershed Association
Ten Broeck Farm hosted an evening session presented by the Nashua River Watershed Association on Tuesday, September 19. The main topics discussed were pasture, water, and manure management. More than 50 people attended the 90-minute session, including members of the Pepperell Horse Owners Association.
The Nashua River watershed encompasses 31 communities in both north central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, comprising 538 square miles, and providing drinking water for over one million people.
The Nashua River Watershed Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1969, and since that time has received numerous awards for its work. The organization “continues to educate, advocate and organize for the protection of the watershed’s natural resources.”
Rick Muehlke, Land Programs and Outreach Assistant, facilitated the session. After a welcome by Ten Broeck Farm owners Orintha and Phil Silva, and Cathy Tyler, president of the Pepperell Horse Owners Association, the evening’s presenters were:
- Dan Lenthall, District Conservationist, USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service, Westford, MA
- Dr. Terrence D. McGee, Veterinarian, Pepperell, MA
- Deborah Reddeck, Cargill Animal Nutrition Consultant, Agway Bagged Foods/Nutrena, Nottingham, NH
A selection of literature having to do with the various topics was available to the attendees.
For more information on the Nashua River Watershed Association, visit their web site at www.NashuaRiverWatershed.org.
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