Sunday, January 4, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas Soil Conservation January PageSA 1987 likely will be busy year for soil conservation ByCARLENGLERTH District Conservationist The ComalGuadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District Board recently developed their annual plan of operation for The board consists of Alan Raymond Milton Daniel Harborth and Larry The board made plans to conduct four two fish a soil and grass judging conservation essay and poster contest and attend the various regional and state meetings on conservation programs besides taking care of routine ac Conservation tours The conservation district will sponsor four tours to romote soil and water conservation activities in the The first in a series of tours will be conducted for the ministers in the twocounty area to promote Soil Stewardship Week and to provide material for Soil Stewardship Sunday in This year the tour will be conducted in the Guadalupe County The second tour will be the Con servation Awards Program and Tour which will also be in Guadalupe County in During Emotions Dont be afraid of setting high goals for 1987 By JOHN WALKER The New Year summons thoughts of This is the time that we vow to become all that we are capable of Anyone desiring to meet their New Years resolutions would do well to read Benjamin Franklins in his masterful style and turn of conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral I wished to live without committing any fault at any time I would conquer all that either natural or company might lead me Franklin made a notebook listing 13 virtues he wished to He ruled the page so to have seven col one for each day of the At the end of each he checked every fault that he had committed on each Here are Franklins 13 virtues Temperance eat not to dullness drink not to Silence speak not but what may benefit others or yourself avoid trifl ing Order let all your things have their places let each part of your business have its Resolution resolve to perform what you ought perform without fail what your Frugality make no expense but to do good to others or yourself waste Industry lose no time be always employed in something useful cut off all unnecessary ac Sincerity use no hurtful deceit think innocently and if you speak Justice wrong none by doing in juries or omitting the benefits that are your Moderation avoid extremes forebare resenting injuries so much as you think they Cleanliness tolerate no uncleanliness in or Tranquility be not disturbed by or at accidents common or Chastity rarely use venery but for health or never to or injury to your own or anothers peace or Franklin was not a one woman Humility immitate Jesus or Your virtues would probably be dif ferent from The point is not to use Franklins but to think about what you want out of your Write them down and work toward their Most of us spend our time just get ting through the We rarely reflect on what we have done each day and another week flies by follow ed quickly by the months and We have marked but achieved All of us could be much better than we There is always room for im To do better requires self reflectlon and review As Franklin though i never arrived at the perfection I had been so ambitious of but ej far short of yet I was by the a better and a happier man than I otherwise should have beaaU J na4 not attested Aim Become You can leadi tte lite that yew have Walker OMXticul director of and has 9 private practice Hew the Conservation Awards Program and the district will recognize persons and organizations who have contributed to water and plant conservation during the past The third tour will be conducted in the Seguin area and will be on brush and weed control on cropland and improved The fourth tour will be conducted in the New Braunfels area on rangeland treat ment and grazing Pish sales The district also plans to conduct two fish sales in April and October this The district will assist farmers and ranchers with the op portunity to stock their ponds and encourage them in fishpond There are more than ponds in the local area which provide not only water for but for wildlife and recreation as FFA events The along with the Comal County Young also will assist the 4H and FFA organization in the art and science of soil and grass The district and the Young Farmers will provide for a soil and grass judging They will set up a contest to provide for the soil and grass judging teams in the local area to practice before their perspective Con testants will have the opportunity to learn more about soil characteristics and identify native plant species and how to maintain these resources through conserva tion Legislative involvement The district board also will take part in regional and state meetings in developing conervation programs for the future and recom mending legislation that will benefit water and plant Many legislative programs are presented to Congress each year for adoption that have far 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