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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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Soil & Water Conservation Districts Earn State Recognition from NRCS

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Members of the Polk Soil & Water Conservation District accepted the Partnership award from NRCS Oregon. Pictured are L to R: Kevin Porter, Dist. Mngr; Morgan Neil, Outreach Coor.; Marc Bell, Sr. Resource Conservationist; Beth Thiel, Resource Conservationist; Evelyn Conrad NRCS; & Leo Preston, 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.