Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Agricultural and Natural Resource Management


Programs targeted to manage, and conserve the Commonwealth's forests, agriculture, fauna, and other natural resources.


Program

Description
Animal Health Monitoring For the purpose of ensuring the health and safety of the Commonwealth's domestic animals and providing rapid response to possible disease situations.
Farming and Agricultural Development For the purpose of fostering the growth and viability of the Commonwealth's agricultural sector and markets.
Forestry Management For the purpose of managing over 3.7M acres of public and privately owned forest land and municipal watersheds.
Natural Resource Conservation For the purpose of managing public lands such as parks, forests and reservations based upon a comprehensive inventory and assessment of environmental and recreational resources, identification of the unique characteristics of a property, and development of an implementation plan to guide short and long-term objectives.

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