The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas recently enrolled upwards of 400 acres of suitable longleaf pine production land into the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) administered by the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Sitting from left to right (front row) at the contract signing are Alabama-Coushatta Tribal Council Chairman Carlos Bullock, Ronald Harris, NRCS district conservationist, Kyle Williams, Tribal Council vice chairman and Jim Rogers, NRCS wildlife biologist. Sitting from left to right (back row) are John Davidson, NRCS-Resource Conservation &Development coordinator, Steve Cooke, TFS district forester, Tribal member Kerwin Williams, Maynard Williams, TFS, Rusty Smith, TFS and Tribal Forestry Director Don Sylestine.
NRCS photo by Beverly Moseley.
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