The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners from Idaho for several Farm Bill Programs.
The 3,400-acre Peters easement, located within the Big Sheep watershed of the High Divide Headwaters, closed on schedule.
The Mussard's conservation easement, completed with a multi-pronged partnership, protects a variety of land types including sagebrush grasslands and wet meadows.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Montana and its conservation partners deliver conservation easements that give peace of mind and a financial boost to ranchers.
Jeff and Bea Raths have worked with multiple partners on a conservation easement that protects their working ranch from development and helps to manage their grazinglands in a way that benefits that land, livestock, and wildlife.