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Conservation Planning Policy and Guidance

Conservation Planning 

This section contains quick references that address the required content of an NRCS Conservation Plan, sample narratives to record the client's decision to implement a specific practice, and other general guidance. Items in this section supplement the policy in the National Planning Procedures Handbook.

Certified Conservation Planner Information

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Powerpoint, or Microsoft Word

NC 409 North Carolina Certified Conservation Planner Policy  (Last Modified 07/30/2009)

National Cultural Resources Procedures Handbook Amendment NC01 - NC Supplement to Part 601 of Title 190  (PDF; 45 KB)  (Last Modified 08/31/2007)

North Carolina Cultural Resources Policy Summary  (PDF; 35 KB)  (Last Modified 08/31/2007)

Form NC-CCP-01 - Documentation of Completed Training or Waiver (PDF, 30 KB) (Last Modified 7/30/2009)
Form NC-CCP-02 - Documentation of On-site Field Review of Conservation Plan (PDF, 35 KB) (Last Modified 7/30/2009)
Form NC-CCP-03 - Request for Certification (Non-NRCS/Partnership) (PDF, 10 KB) (Last Modified 7/30/2009)
Form NC-CCP-04 - Checklist For Reviewing Conservation Plans (PDF, 110 KB) (Last Modified 7/30/2009)
Form NC-CCP-05 - CCP RMS-Level Plan Submission (PDF, 30 KB) (Last Modified 7/30/2009)

The Conservation Plan

Conservation Planning Requirements (PDF; 11 KB) 

Organizing a Conservation Plan  (PPT; 253 KB) 

Plan Format and Content - NC Supplement to Part 600.3, NPPH  (PDF; 40 KB)  (Last Modified 09/20/2006)