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Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative

Success Story - Pecatonica River Pilot Project  (pdf 294 kb)

Trout Unlimited (TU) Driftless Area Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI) - Apply by Jan. 18, 2013

EQIP and WHIP applications can now be accepted for stream projects within the Driftless Area through the Trout Unlimited Driftless Area CCPI project. Please see the attached map outlining the boundary of the Driftless Area. Funding is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and  the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP). The deadline for applying is January 18, 2013. Only the following practices are available for this sign-up:

  • Critical Area Planting (342)
  • Mulching (484)
  • Obstruction Removal (500)
  • Stream Crossing (578)
  • Streambank and Shoreline Protection (580)
  • Stream Habitat Improvement and Mgmt (395)

Map of Driftless Area Counties eligible for Trout Unlimited CCPI funds  (385 kb, pdf)

Ranking tool for Trout Unlimited EQIP applications (26 kb, pdf)

Ranking tool for Trout Unlimited WHIP applications (15 kb, pdf)

CCPI Program Description and Eligibility



Matt Otto, Program Manager
Phone: 608-662-4422 x 245