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Soil & water conservation
Date Issued: 1984-02-06
Postage Value: 20 cents

Commemorative issue
Soil & water conservation
Soil & water conservation

Design of this stamp recognized the 50th anniversary of cooperative federal, state, and local efforts to abate soil erosion and preserve water resources. Overgrazing and firewood gathering deprive vast areas of arid lands, resulting in the spread of desert and desert-like conditions. Water supplies are threatened virtually worldwide with depletion and pollution. A solution will come from better land use, the protection of critical watershed vegetation, and water conservation and recycling.

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