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  Velvett Cummins, BLM Montana/Dakotas State Office Division of Support Services Purchasing Agent, answers questions from a group of students at the Little Bighorn College Agriculture and Science Expo in Crow Agency, Mar. 11.
 

Velvett Cummins, BLM Montana/Dakotas State Office Division of Support Services Purchasing Agent, answers questions from a group of students at the Little Bighorn College Agriculture and Science Expo in Crow Agency, Mar. 11. Cummins was available to educate attendees on the BLM role and mission, and hopefully pique interest in a natural resource-related career. Several federal, state and local government agencies were represented at this third annual event, held at the new college Health and Wellness Center.

  

BLM Outreach at Ag and Science Expo

Photo and story by Eastern Montana Public Affairs Specialist Mark JacobsenCROW AGENCY, Mont. -- Students gathered at the new Health and Wellness Center for a look at resource agencies and organizations geared toward the sciences with youth opportunities at the third annual Little Big Horn College Ag and Science Expo at Crow Agency Mar. 11.

Local youth representing the college and high schools from Hardin, Crow Agency, Lodge Grass and Pryor were on hand for the day and asked questions from reps who presented information tables and displays geared towards internships, careers and volunteer opportunities for students –both highschool and college.

BLM staffers Velvett Cummins (State Office) and Mark Jacobsen (Eastern Montana/Dakotas District) were on hand to answer questions from potential BLMers who were looking to get into the natural resource management field. Several educators were also there with students, and they also took advantage of the variety of educational materials offered by the BLM.

Agencies and organizations who exhibited at the expo included Americorps, the Montana Conservation Corps, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA Rural Development, Cloud Peak Energy, 4-H Youth Development, Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers, the Farm Service Agency, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Crow Tribe Water Resources, Little Bighorn CollegeAgriculture Program and Crow Agency Forestry and Wildland Fire Service.


 
Last updated: 03-19-2014