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Public Scoping Meetings for Wood-Pawcatuck Rivers Watershed Flood Protection Project to be held January 26, 2023

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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.

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Incorporating “Three Sisters Planting” into NRCS Conservation Practice Standards

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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.

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Forest Landowners in Rhode Island eligible for funding to permanently protect their land

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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.