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Conservation Activity Plans (CAPs)

The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 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
            Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Grazing Management Plan
            Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Nutrient Management Plan
            Fact Sheet (.pdf)

  • Pollinator Habitat Enhancement Plan
            Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Conservation Activity Plans to be offered in the future:

  • Integrated Pest Management Plan

  • Irrigation Water Management 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