The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $9.4 million in 45 cooperative agreements that support innovative, scalable waste management plans to reduce and divert food waste from landfills.
Northern Florida landowners interested in protecting the conservation values of their land can soon apply for land management contracts funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
Applications for Agricultural Land Easements (ALE), for fiscal year (FY) 2023 funding, are being accepted only until January 31, 2023. Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) applications for FY2023 are accepted until February 28, 2023.
USDA-NRCS In Georgia Announces Sign-ups for Urban and Small Farm Conservation and Conservation Incentives Contracts
NRCS in Georgia announces a ranking date of Feb. 3, 2023, for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program’s Urban and Small Farm Agriculture Initiative and Conservation Incentives Contracts.
Public Scoping Meetings for Wood-Pawcatuck Rivers Watershed Flood Protection Project to be held January 26, 2023
NRCS and the Southern Rhode Island Conservation District (project Sponsor) are holding two Public Scoping Meetings on January 26, 2023, to discuss the proposed Wood-Pawcatuck Rivers Watershed Flood Protection project in Washington and Kent Counties, Rhode Island.
In early December, RI State Resource Conservationist Cassius Spears delivered a breakout session presentation on Three Sisters Planting using NRCS Conservation Practice Standards to participants at the national Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) Annual Conference held Dec. 4-8 in Las Vegas, NV.
Agricultural Landowners Encouraged to Apply for Conservation Stewardship Program by February 24
The RI Forest Health Works Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Project is accepting applications for funding for fiscal year 2023. It is a agreement between NRCS, RI DEM Division of Forest Environment & 10 partners to leverage over $3.9 million in 5 years to protect critical forests.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) recognized the outstanding achievements of conservation planners at an awards presentation recently at Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom, Calif.