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These National NRCS publications can be found at the NRCS Distribution Center.

Backyard Conservation - (PA-1621) This extremely popular 28-page color booklet shows how farm and ranch conservation practices can be adapted for use in any size backyard. Ten conservation practices that are highlighted include mulching, composting, terracing, and pest management. The booklet has an extensive list of websites and places to get additional conservation information and assistance. (2007)

Conservation Planning: Investing in Our Future - (PA-1868) This tri-fold brochure describes the elements of a conservation plan and the process of managing natural resources. (2006)

Helping You Help Your Land - (PA-1966) In this 12-page brochure, landowners, farmers and ranchers explain how NRCS 's Natural Resources Conservation Service helps them meet their diverse conservation goals. It describes the NRCS vision, who we are, what we do, and the role of our partners and programs. (2008)