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Landscape Conservation Initiatives

Landscape Conservation Initiatives

NRCS has implemented a broad spectrum of initiatives. These initiatives enable NRCS to more effectively address priority natural resource concerns by delivering systems of practices, primarily to the most vulnerable lands within geographic focus areas.

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative (CBWI)

Supporting rural economies, protecting wildlife habitat and improving water quality in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

CBWI in Pennsylvania

NRCS Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)

Restoring and protecting watersheds in eight states surrounding the Great Lakes that provide drinking water for over 40 million Americans and drive a $62 billion annual economy of fishing, boating and recreational activities.

GLRI in Pennsylvania

NRCS Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)