|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 24 May 2008 23:05:33 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Ventura County (CA) Naval Base|
Commander tells farmers Navy wants to save land By Scott Hadly Ventura County Star (CA) May 23, 2008Sowing the seeds of future cooperation, the commander of Naval Base Ventura County told a group of local farmers Thursday that the Navy might be their best ally for protecting their fields from creeping development.
At an annual business meeting of the Ventura County Farm Bureau, Capt. Brad "Brick" Conners said both the Navy and farmers have an interest in preserving agricultural land from encroaching urban development.
Conners' keynote talk at the annual Farm Bureau meeting at Ventura's Pierpont Inn was a first. No one from the base has spoken to the group before, and he said it was part of a broader mission by him and his command staff to communicate with local leaders about the work they do.
... For the entire article, see http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/may/23/commander-tells-farmers-navy-wants-to-save-land/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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