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Message from the Director

NRCS Caribbean Area Director Edwin AlmodovarGreetings from the Caribbean!

I would like to welcome you to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Caribbean Area website. On this website, you will find information about NRCS programs and services, as well as information about our partnership efforts and projects we are working together. 

As your new State Conservationist for the Caribbean Area (Bio), it is my goal to continue providing the best financial and technical assistance available to landowners in order to implement conservation on our beautiful land and to continue working together, in partnership, Helping the People - Help the Land.  We hope that you find this website resourceful, user-friendly and informative.

Our team in NRCS looks forward to work closely with you to conserve and maintain the Caribbean’s beautiful and precious natural resources. We welcome you to not only take the time to see what is available on this website, but to also use this opportunity to let us know how we can be of better service to your community.  Should you have any concerns and/or questions, please e-mail me at or reach us at any of the USDA-NRCS Service Centers throughout the Caribbean Area. 

We look forward to continue providing the best technical assistance and services to you, as we together Help the Land in the Caribbean.   


Edwin Almodóvar
State Conservationist
NRCS Caribbean Area