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NRCS honors volunteers for National Volunteer Week, April 12-18

NRCS thanks its Earth Team volunteers for their hard work and service. More than 25,000 volunteers nationwide donated 318,500 hours to NRCS in 2014.

USDA-NRCS opens sign-up for conservation easements

NRCS is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance  through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program to purchase conservation easements.


A bunny’s tale: protecting New England cottontail habitat on Cape Cod

Private landowners, conservation groups, a tribe and government agencies have joined forces to restore New England Cottontail habitat throughout New England.

USDA and FWS expand conservation efforts for Southwest

New biological opinion provides more predictability and available voluntary conservation practices for landowners in the Southwest.

The history of Church: how NRCS’ snow survey program got started

James E. Church was a man who answered his calling. Like a real-life Indiana Jones, Professor Church pursued adventure around the world, ending a war and helping to found the Snow Survey Program on the way.


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