This site provides information on NRCS
programs, news and events, office locations, conservation assistance and
planning, and other information of interest to Vermont
residents and partners
Vermont NRCS is Now Accepting Applications for the Long Island Sound Initiative
VERMONT, May 16, 2012 -
Funding has been announced for landscape conservation in the Long Island Sound
Watershed. This initiative addresses fish and wildlife, water quality,
recreational and economic opportunities and plant conditions.
NRCS Announces Funding to Address Water Quality
in the Rock River Watershed and Missisquoi Bay Basin
VERMONT, May 8, 2012 - State
Conservationist, Vicky M. Drew, announced the launch of two new funding sources
aimed at improving water quality in Vermont: the Water Quality Initiative in the
Rock River Watershed, and the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative in the
Missisquoi Bay Basin.
Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure
January 24, 2012 - The Natural Resource Conservation
Service (NRCS) in Vermont will be offering Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and
Countermeasure (SPCC) pilot through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program
(EQIP). Sign up for this pilot will begin February 3, 2012 and end on June 11,
2012. This pilot provides assistace to producers who are required to comply with
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations related to environmental
damage from accidental on-farm oil spills. Visit Vermont's
EQIP web page for an
application form and more information.
Announcement of Funding, Proposal Requirements, and Review Criteria for
the General Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (General WREP) Fiscal Year 2012
January 19, 2012 - The USDA NRCS General WREP program is a component of WRP through which 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.
All proposals must be received on or
before Friday, February 10, 2012.