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RCPP – EQIP Application Deadline Coming Soon for Select Wyoming Projects

CASPER, Wyo., May 29, 2020 – The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Wyoming sets an application deadline for two Regional Conservation Partnership Program - Environmental Quality Incentives Program projects: Popo Agie River Watershed Health project and the Securing the Grass Highway for Wyoming Migrations project.

NRCS accepts conservation program applications on a continuous basis, but periodically makes application selections as funding allows. All signed applications on file by June 30 will be considered for funding for the projects described below.

The Popo Agie River Watershed Health RCPP project targets eligible land in the North Popo Agie River, Middle Popo Agie River, and Little Popo Agie River that will address the following resource concerns: Water Quality Degradation, Insufficient Water, Fish and Wildlife Habitat, Soil Erosion – Streambank, Shoreline, Water Conveyance Channels, Degraded Plant Condition, and Livestock Production Limitations.

The Securing the Grass Highway for Wyoming Migrations targets eligible land in the migration corridors coming from Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Shoshone National Forest, and Bridger-Teton National Forest that will address two resource concerns: Fish and Wildlife Habitat and Degraded Plant Condition.

Please contact your local NRCS field office if you are interested in applying for this program.

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