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Biden-Harris Administration to Invest $50 Million in Projects that Restore Natural Functions and Values of Wetlands As Part of Investing in America Agenda

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USDA to invest up to $50 million in FY24 through the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership to support conservation partners with local projects that help protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on agricultural lands and help mitigate climate change.
 

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Conservation and Ranching Create a Winning Combination for Landowners and Wildlife at Pearce Cattle Ranch in South Florida

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Matt Pearce is an eighth-generation cattle rancher who is passionate about ranching and wildlife, His long-time interest in protecting wildlife led him to protect and rehydrate his land through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (UDSA NRCS). 
 

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Agricultural Producers to Conserve Land through Climate-Smart Easements as part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

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On March 13, 2024, NRCS announced it will invest about $138 million of financial assistance from the Inflation Reduction Act in 138 new climate-smart conservation easements, through which farmers and ranchers are conserving wetlands, grasslands and prime farmlands.