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Ecology committees on water exclude farmers 

WASHINGTON, Snohomish CD – …Snohomish Conservation District manager Monte Marti, whose district serves on one committee, said staff members sometime wear a “salmon recovery hat,” but also are dedicated to preserving agriculture.

No one organization, including conservation districts or the Farm Bureau, can claim to represent all farmers, he said.

“Sometimes we are asked to tell their story, be their advocates at forums because they can’t be there. They’re out farming,” he said.

Source: Ecology committees on water exclude farmers | Water | capitalpress.com

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