If you own or manage farm or forest land, or grow specialty crops in New Hampshire, then the 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs can help you address natural resource concerns and opportunities on your land. Participation in all of our conservation programs is voluntary. Participant requirements and eligibility vary by program. NRCS Programas en Espanol
A component of the Wetlands Reserve Program, under WREP, NRCS enters into agreements with eligible partners to target and leverage resources to carry out high-priority wetland protection, restoration, and enhancement activities and improve wildlife habitat on eligible lands.
Only States, local units of government, Indian Tribes and non-governmental organizations are eligible to submit a proposal and enter into agreements with NRCS. WREP partners are required to contribute matching financial or technical assistance.
Helps groups of people with imminent hazards to life and property caused by natural disasters. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to preserve life and property threatened by excessive erosion and flooding.
Public and private landowners are eligible for assistance but much be represented by a project sponsor. The project sponsor must be a legal unit of government such as a town, city, county, or conservation district.
A program for individuals to help improve the natural resources in their community while learning about the environment and conservation.
People's Gardens in New Hampshire
"Green Acres" is sprouting at the State Office in Durham, and the garden at the Lancaster Field Office continues to spread its roots. Visit the national site to learn more about the People's Garden Initiative.
Through this program, NRCS studies and inventories the soil resources of the Nation, since understanding the nature and properties of soils is critical to managing and conserving other natural resources.