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Conservation Activity Plans (CAPS)


The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) authorizes the use of financial assistance funds from the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) to develop Conservation Activity Plans (CAP).  NRCS in Maine is offering "cost-share" to eligible EQIP clients for the development of any of the following CAPS, to be developed by Technical Service Providers.

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Conservation Activity Plans currently being offered:

  • Agricultural Energy Management Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf) 

  • Fish and Wildlife Habitat Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)      

  • Forest Management Plan (FY16)
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Grazing Management Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Integrated Pest Management Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Nutrient Management Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Pollinator Habitat Enhancement Plan
             Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Currently there are no Technical Service Providers (TSP) for the following Conservation Activity Plans:

  • Drainage Water Management Plan
  • Feed Management Plan
  • Irrigation Water Management Plan
  • Prescribed Burning Plan

Specific Conservation Activity Plan (CAP) information for current or potential Technical Service Providers 

Maine NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program website 

National Environmental Quality Incentives Program website