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Driftless Area Landscape Conservation Initiative in Wisconsin

driftless areaNRCS will offer financial assistance to agricultural producers for implementing practices that reduce erosion and improve fish wildlife habitat in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin. Financial assistance will come through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and will focus on reducing erosion and sediment delivery to surface water as well as activities related to improving fish and wildlife habitats.

The program provides payments to help implement designated conservation practices. Socially disadvantaged farmers, limited resource farmers, and beginning farmers may qualify for higher program payments.

News Release! Targeted DALCI funding announced!

Apply by May 15, 2015

Applications can be submitted at any time and are evaluated periodically for funding.  Apply by May 15, 2015 for next available funds. To apply, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.


Targeted Driftless Area Conservation Landscape Initiative Areas

Eligible Watersheds are indicated on the map, along with resource focus areas 


DALCI Targeted Map 2015


DALCI Factsheet 2013 (pdf 276 kb)

Wisconsin DALCI Announcement and June Event (1 mb, docx)

Application Ranking Summary - DALCI Ranking Summary 2015 (15K,xls)

Eligible Practices for 2015 (18K,xls)

Application form (CPA-1200, pdf)

For additional information contact Matt Otto at, Wisconsin DALCI Coordinator, 608-662-4422 ext. 245