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2014 Farm Bill - Regional Conservation Partnership Program

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The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) offers new opportunities for the NRCS, conservation partners and agricultural producers to work together to harness innovation, expand the conservation mission and demonstrate the value and efficacy of voluntary, private lands conservation. Learn more about RCPP.

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The Regional Conservation Partnership Program brings together a wide array of local and national partners, including Indian tribes, nonprofit organizations, state and local governments, private industry, conservation districts, water districts, universities and many others. So far, more than 2,000 partners are engaged in locally-led conservation efforts through RCPP.

The most successful RCPP projects share four common characteristics. They innovate, leverage additional contributions, offer impactful solutions and engage more participants.

Read more about our partners and download our RCPP: Partner-led Solutions publication.


RCPP Projects - Partnering for Conservation Solutions 

On Dec. 21, 2016 , USDA announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive $225 million in federal funding as part of the Natural Resources Conservation Service's RCPP.  Partners have proposed to contribute up to an additional $500 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.

Visit our RCPP PROJECT PAGE to find information about the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 RCPP project announcement and successful partnerships across the nation.

RCPP Project Map by State

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