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Guides and Instructions

Guides and Instructions

Frameworks for Conservation Action

These frameworks for conservation action capture the science documenting the threats to biomes and the wildlife that are part of them, the conservation actions that NRCS can support to address these threats and benefit producers, and the NRCS goals for implementing these actions over time.

Guides and Instructions

FY 2022 RCPP Classic National Funding Opportunity

Through RCPP, NRCS seeks to co-invest with partners to implement projects that demonstrate innovative solutions to conservation challenges and provide measurable improvements and outcomes tied to the resource concerns they seek to address.

Guides and Instructions

Geomorphic Description System

This document provides a descriptive method and a technical guide for applying and understanding geomorphic and geologic concepts and terms for soil inventory.

Guides and Instructions

HEL Determinations

The filing of Form AD-1026 "Highly Erodible Land Conservation (HELC) and Wetland Conservation (WC) Certification" may prompt USDA to provide technical assistance to the program participant communicating whether the identified field is classified HEL. NRCS is responsible for making the determination.