Proof that restoration of habitats on our Wetlands Reserve Program easements reaches further than just wetland species, this Eastern Indigo Snake, is a federally threatened snake under the Endangered Species Act.
Are you a USDA farm program participant planning on clearing, draining or manipulating land for agricultural use? If so, you may want to read the following information that can affect your eligibility.
In September 2013, a Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) agreement was signed between a landowner and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The NeSmith Family Partnership will add to the 35 miles of existing, contiguous protection of the Lower Altamaha River Corridor.
Landowners use conservation practices, like prescribed burning, to help this at-risk species that lives in the nation’s longleaf pine forests.
Elbert and Casey Durden, own 86 acres of forest land along the Tallapoosa River in Haralson County. The Durdens planted 2,200 trees, many in tree tubes. All the trees are fruit or nut producing trees for the purpose of wildlife habitat and “kid catching”!
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