FY 2005 Conservation Program Allocations to States by Program

These maps show the amounts distributed to Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State offices for operating the following conservation programs in fiscal year 2005: Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program, Grassland Reserve Program, Wetlands Reserve Program, and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program.

These programs were reauthorized in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Farm Bill). Through these programs, NRCS helps farmers, ranchers, and other landowners plan and implement conservation measures to solve natural resource concerns on their operations, maintain and improve agricultural land, and protect the environment.

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FY-2005 EQIP Allocations to States

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices for operating the Environmental Quality Incentives Program in fiscal year 2005. This voluntary program addresses both local natural resource needs and national resource priorities. The funding shares the cost with farmers and ranchers for installing conservation practices to improve animal waste management, irrigation water management, grazing land, soil erosion and sediment control, and other resource concerns.

EQIP supporting data by State available as a PDF

FY-2005 FRPP Allocations to States

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices for operating the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program in fiscal year 2005. This voluntary program helps farmers and ranchers keep their land in agriculture. The program provides matching funds to State, Tribal, or local governments and non-governmental organizations with existing farm and ranch land protection programs to purchase conservation easements.

FRPP supporting data by State available as a PDF

FY-2005 WRP Allocations to States

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices for operating the Wetlands Reserve Program in fiscal year 2005. This voluntary program provides landowners financial incentives and technical assistance for converting frequently flooded, marginal agricultural land to its former wetland condition. Through WRP, the NRCS provides technical assistance to landowners to address wetland, wildlife habitat, water quality, and related natural resource concerns on their land in an environmentally sound and cost-effective manner.

WRP supporting data by State available as a PDF

FY-2005  GRP  Allocations to States

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices for operating the Grassland Reserve Program in fiscal year 2005. This voluntary program helps landowners and operators restore and protect grassland, including rangeland, pastureland, shrubland, and certain other lands, while maintaining the areas as grazing lands.  The program emphasizes support for working grazing operations; enhancement of plant and animal biodiversity; and protection of grassland and land containing shrubs and forbs under threat of conversion to cropping, urban development, and other activities that threaten grassland resources.

GRP supporting data by State available as a PDF

FY-2005 WHIP Allocations to States

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices for operating the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program in fiscal year 2005. WHIP is a voluntary program that encourages creation of high quality habitats that support wildlife populations of National, State, Tribal, and local significance.  Through WHIP, NRCS provides financial assistance for creation, restoration, and enhancement of upland, wetland, riparian, and aquatic habitat areas on their property.

WHIP supporting data by State available in as a PDF

FY-2005 AMA Allocations to States 

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices for operating the Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) Program in fiscal year 2005. AMA provides cost-share and incentive payments to agricultural producers to voluntarily address issues such as water management, water quality, and erosion control by incorporating conservation practices into their farming operation.  Producers may construct or improve water management structures or irrigation structures; plant trees for windbreaks or to improve water quality; and mitigate risk through production diversification or resource conservation practices, including soil erosion control, integrated pest management, or transition to organic farming.

AMA supporting data by State available in as a PDF

FY-2005 CSP Allocations to States

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This map shows the amounts distributed to NRCS State offices and awarded to farmers and ranchers who successfully enrolled in contracts in the Conservation Security Program (CSP) for ongoing stewardship in fiscal year 2005.  CSP is a voluntary conservation program that supports ongoing stewardship of private, working agricultural lands by providing payment for maintaining and enhancing natural resources.  CSP identifies and rewards those farmers and ranchers who are meeting the highest standards of conservation and environmental management on their operations.

CSP supporting data by State available in as a PDF