Applications received before November 21, 2014 will be ranked during the first application cut-off period. Applications received after the first cut-off and any unfunded applications will be ranked together after March 20, 2015.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the US Forest Service (FS) are partnering to address resource concerns related to forest health, wildlife habitat, water quality, and wildfire hazard conditions on private and public lands. The project, called the Chief's Joint Landscape Restoration Partnership (which includes the Triplett Creek Watershed in Rowan County) will invest $30 million across the country in 2014.
Who is eligible to apply?
Eligible private landowners in certain watersheds in Bath, Fleming, Menifee, Morgan and Rowan Counties in Kentucky are eligible to participate in this initiative.
For more information or to apply for the initiative, visit the USDA Service Center in Rowan County located at 224 West 1st Street, Morehead, Kentucky 40351, or call Tony Burnett, Supervisory Natural Resource Manager for NRCS at 606-845-6291.