2016 Legislative Session - Left to right, Craig Sizemore, Roger Brothers, Dr. Linda Forte,
Senator Greg J. Reed, Susan Wesson, Donald Sherrod, Joe Owings and James Martin
2016 Legislative Session - Left to right, back row, Mickey Smith, Craig Sizemore, Senator Gerald Allen,
Harold McCool, Donald Sherrod, Joe Owings, James Martin; front row, Roger Brothers, Tammy Doughty,
Dianne McCool, Angie Porter, Susan Wesson, Dr. Linda Forte
The City of Livingston used RC&D Funds to lay a concrete pad, repair leaning batting cages
and purchase artificial turf to enhance the enjoyment of students as they practice their sport.
Susan Wesson conducts a Honeybee Demonstration at Crestmont Elementary School in Tuscaloosa County on
May 16th. Students learn what a vital part honeybees play in the pollination of plants and subsequently,
sustaining our food supply.
Gordo High School Athletic Club requested RC&D Funds to replace perimeter fencing as well as
exterior fencing around the football stadium that had fallen into disrepair.
Lamar County School of Technology utilized Tombigbee RC&D funds to upgrade the health science classroom
to allow students to test for their CNA license beginning this year.
Fayette County High School AgriScience Department utilized RC&D funds to purchase a Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC)
Plasma Cutter to allow students to train in metal fabrication.
The Tuscaloosa County Natural Resource Planning Committee presented a natural resource field day at
Oakmulgee WMA on Thursday, March 10th. Turkey research, long leaf burn management,
feral hog management and deer research were discussed by natural resource professionals.
Southern Academy in Hale County received RC&D funds to purchase iPads for students
to have one-on-one time to learn recognition of letters and to serve as positive reinforcement for good behavior.
Students at Crestmont Elementary School utilized RC&D funds to teach students about the environment via plant
identification, bird and wildlife recognition through observation and hands-on learning. Flowers and vegetables were
planted and bird feeders installed to turn an unattractive area outside their classroom into a desirable area for students
to learn and observe.
Tombigbee RC&D funds were provided to purchase iPads w/cases for 3rd graders at Moundville Elementary
School who use them for AR testing, playing educational games and other class learning activities.
The Fayette County Commission utilized Tombigbee RC&D Funds to set up a hazardous waste site for citizens to dispose of
hazardous chemicals and electronic equipment in the proper manner.
The Fayette County Commission requested funds to purchase six feral hog traps to be given to landowners and to ask
that they maintain a basic record of hogs trapped and disposed of by date. A follow-up meeting was held to discuss the
proper use of the traps.
"All programs and assistance of the RC&D Council are available without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. RC&D is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
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