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Historical Article Performance Based Conservation, The Journey to Green Payments

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Performance Based Conservation: The Journey toward Green Payments (PDF; 241 KB)

Brief History
Partnerships

The Preparation of the Standard State Soil Conservation Districts Law:

Preparation 1 (PDF; 1.8 MB)
Preparation 2 (PDF; 2.3 MB)
State 1 (PDF; 1.2 MB)
State 2 (PDF; 1.2 MB)
State 3 (PDF; 1.6 MB)

People
Programs and Activities

A History of Water Resources Activities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture:

Part 1 (PDF; 1.5 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 1.7 MB)
Part 3 (PDF; 1.7 MB)
Part 4 (PDF; 1.4 MB)
Part 5 (PDF; 1.3 MB)

Workforce
The Great Plains
Historical Notes Series

Readings in the History of the Soil Conservation Service:
Part 1 (PDF; 1.5 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 2 MB)
Part 3 (PDF; 2.4 MB)
Part 4 (PDF; 2.1 MB)
Part 5 (PDF; 2 MB)

Engineering in the Soil Conservation Service:
Part 1 (PDF; 1.9 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 1.6 MB)
Part 3 (PDF; 810 KB)

Interviews with Chiefs of the Soil Conservation Service:
Part 1 (PDF; 1.8 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 2.7 MB)
Part 3 (PDF; 3.5 MB)
Part 4 (PDF; 3.3 MB)

The Soil Conservation Responds to the 1993 Midwest Floods:
Part 1 (PDF; 1.3 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 1.9 MB)
Part 3 (PDF; 1.9 MB)
Part 4 (PDF; 1.5 MB)
Part 5 (PDF; 797 KB)

Historical Changes in Soil Erosion: 1930–1992, The Northern Mississippi Valley Loess Hills:
Part 1 (PDF; 2 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 2.1 MB)
Part 3 (PDF; 1.3 MB)

Conservation and Culture: The SCS, Soil Science and Conservation on Tribal Land in the Southwest, 1934–1994:
Part 1 (PDF; 1.1 MB)
Part 2 (PDF; 588 KB)
Part 3 (PDF; 914 KB)

The History of Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting (PDF; 5.2 MB)
 

Historical Insight Series

Hugh Hammond Bennett and the Creation of the Soil Erosion Service     
PDF version (PDF; 2 MB)

Hugh Hammond Bennett and the Creation of the Soil Conservation Service
PDF version (PDF; 2.4 MB)

Technical Assistance: The Engine of Conservation (PDF; 55 KB)
Performance Based Conservation: The Journey toward Green Payments (PDF; 241 KB)
Soil Conservation Institutions in New Zealand and the United States: The Case of Donald Williams���Advisory Trip (PDF; 87 KB)

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