The successful rebound of longleaf pine forests and the gopher tortoise that calls them home is largely due to forest landowners and land managers.
December 16 will be the EQIP application ranking date in Indiana. While NRCS accepts EQIP applications year-round, Indiana producers and landowners should apply by the program specific ranking date to be considered for the current funding cycle.
Signup Deadline Announced for Alabama’s Easement and Financial Assistance Programs
Natural Resources Conservation Service NewYork Announces Application Cutoff for the EQIP, GLRI, AMA and WWFL Programs
Friday, November 4, is the application cutoff date for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Working Lands for Wildlife (Golden-Winged Warbler), and Agricultural Management Assistance.
In 2018, Defenders of Wildlife, along with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia established a partnership with local partners and landowners. Their goal was to implement conservation practices to help the habitats of the Eastern Hell bender.
USDA unveiled a new plant to help guide voluntary conservation work across 25 states, including over 7 million acres of new conservation practices on productive, working lands, and will contribute to make our nation a leader on climate change mitigation, adaptation and reselience.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) New Jersey is now accepting FY2022 applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), the Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) program and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) through October 22, 2021.
A collaborative effort between rural Winnebago County landowners, local, state, and federal government agencies, and non-profit conservation groups have helped restore nearly 1,000 contiguous acres of prairie and wetlands to form a wetland complex.
The Golden-winged Warbler has undergone a significant population decline over the last 60 years due to the lack of young forest habitat, which has become uncommon in New Jersey and throughout the northeastern United States where forests have matured over the last century.
By growing coffee in the shade under a forest canopy instead of directly in the sun, Puerto Rico farmers help a variety of wildlife and improve the quality of their crop.