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State Projects

Project applications submitted for consideration through the state funding pool should address at least one of the national priorities or a state-identified priority, listed below. State priorities were identified by NRCS State Conservationists, with advise from the State Technical Committees and Tribal Conservation Advisory Councils. Applications competing under the state funding pool should be located entirely within one state.

Critical Conservation Areas in New York

Critical Conservation Areas
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New York's Priorities

New York's priorities are:

  • Energy
  • Inadequate Habitat for Fish and Wildlife
  • Plant Condition
  • Plant Health
  • Soils Health
  • Water Quality

 


Peconic Estuary Watershed Partnership

The Peconic Estuary Watershed RCPP partnership announces Februrary 1, 2021 as the application cutoff date for targeted conservation projects through the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in Suffolk County for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. All applications are competitive and are ranked based on locally identified resource priorities and the overall benefit to the environment.

The Suffolk County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is partnering with New York NRCS to bring this focused conservation program funding to the region.

Resources:
 - Ranking Tool
 - Available Practices
 - Timeline

Contact SWCD District Manger Corey Humphrey for program details.

Phone: (631) 852-3285
Email: corey.humphrey@suffolkcoutyny.gov

 

East of the Hudson Partnership

The East of the Hudson RCPP partnership announces February 1, 2021 as the application cutoff date for targeted conservation projects through the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in the East of the Hudson focus area for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. All applications are competitive and are ranked based on locally identified resource priorities and the overall benefit to the environment.

The Watershed Agricultural Committee (WAC) is partnering with New York NRCS to bring focused conservation program funding to the region.

Resources:
 - Ranking Tool
 - Available Practices
 - Screening Tool
 - Timeline

Contact East of Hudson Agricultural Program Coordinator Gibson Durnford for program details.

Phone: (914) 962-6355 ext. 16