Applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easements Program (ACEP) for 2015 funding are now being accepted. Application deadline has been extended with date to be announced in late winter/early spring.
ACEP offers Agricultural Land Easements, and Wetlands Reserve Easements. The eased lands remain privately owned, and public access is not required. More info.
Public comments on the new rules for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program can be submitted through regulations.gov or by mailing them. Comments are due by Feb. 10, 2015. Full details are in the Federal Register notice. For more information visit EQIP Rule Page.