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Meeting Information

New Jersey State Technical Committee 

Meeting: Tuesday, March 22 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: NRCS State Office, 220 Davidson Avenue 4th Floor, Somerset, NJ 08873

AGENDA - PDF 88 kb (Document requires Adobe Reader.)

10:00 AM Welcome - Carrie Lindig

10:10 AM November Meeting Minutes review and acceptance - Christine Hall


10:15 AM 2016 Farm Bill Programs – Year in Review - Gail Bartok

10:30 AM CRP, CREP, SAFE Activity - Nancy Coles

10:40 AM Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Update - Carrie Lindig

10:50 AM Resources Stewardship Evaluation Update - Carrie Lindig and Kaitlin Farbotnik


11:00 AM Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - new funding available - Gail Bartok

11:10 AM Conservation Innovation Grant Project Showcase - Invited

11:30 AM Equine Education and Outreach Project - Chad Cherefko

11:45 AM Discussion - Conservation Needs and Opportunities - Christine Hall

12:20 PM Upcoming Training Opportunities - Christine Hall

12:30 PM Summer Meeting Options - Carrie Lindig


12:40 PM Open Discussion

12:55 PM Next Meeting Date

1:00 PM Adjourn


  • ACEP – Agricultural Conservation Easement Program
  • ALE - Agricultural Land Easements
  • AMA – Agricultural Management Assistance Program
  • CAP – Conservation Activity Plan
  • CIG – Conservation Innovation Grant
  • CRP – Conservation Reserve Program
  • CREP - Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
  • CStP – Conservation Stewardship Program
  • EQIP - Environmental Quality Incentives Program
  • EWP- Emergency Watershed Protection
  • HFRP - Healthy Forest Reserve Program
  • RCPP - Regional Conservation Partnership Program
  • SAFE - State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement
  • WLFW - Working Lands for Wildlife
  • WRE - Wetlands Reserve Easements

For information about this meeting contact USDA-NRCS State Office, 220 Davidson Avenue, 4th Floor, Somerset NJ 08873

Phone: 732.537.6051 or


The New Jersey State Technical Committee is chaired by the NRCS State Conservationist who can be contacted at the following address:

Carrie Lindig, State Conservationist
220 Davidson Avenue, 4th Floor
Somerset NJ 08873
Phone: 732-537-6040
E-mail: Carrie Lindig at

For More Information

If you need more information about the State Technical Committee or any other NRCS program, please contact your local USDA Service Center, listed in the telephone book under U.S. Department of Agriculture, or your local conservation district.

The following document requires Adobe Acrobat.
State Technical Committee Fact Sheet - A Seat at the Table for Conservation Policy (1337 kb)


This past last updated March 8, 2016