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RCPP in Action

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The Gallatin Valley Land Trust (GVLT) along with 17 partner organizations is purchasing conservation easements from willing landowners to protect water quality, prime farmland and reduce urban sprawl.
 
A landowner in North Arkansas is working with NRCS to improve wildlife habitat on his property through RCPP.

   
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The Feather River Land Trust, the Northern Sierra Partnership and The Nature Conservancy use RCPP to reserve the Sierra Valley wetlands.

Management of tag alder in Marinette County, Wisconsin has meant the return of the near-threatened Golden-winged warbler.

   
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In northern Indiana, partners are demonstrating the effectiveness of using two conservation practices to reduce nutrient loss from agricultural fields.

The Middle Cedar Partnership Project is improving the quality of drinking water in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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The Milwaukee River Watershed Conservation Partnership is bringing together a coalition of partners to mitigate flooding, improve water quality, and implement soil health management systems. 

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The Marquis Organic Dairy is protecting water quality and wildlife habitat on 246 acres in Newport, Vermont.

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The Little Traverse Conservancy is demonstrating how harvesting trees can benefit wildlife, the local economy and efforts to protect additional lands in Michigan.

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The University of Rhode Island is working to improve water quality and wildlife habitat in Rhode Island through expanded adoption of conservation practices near riparian areas.

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The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s Precision Conservation Management project uses partner-funded economic consultants to complement conservation activities, aiming to expand the use and effectiveness of NRCS programs. 

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The California Audubon Society worked with agricultural producers to keep California blackbird colonies from going extinct.

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