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The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) offers new opportunities for the NRCS, conservation partners and agricultural producers to work together to harness innovation, expand the conservation mission and demonstrate the value and efficacy of voluntary, private lands conservation.

RCPP combines the authorities of four former conservation programs – the Agricultural Water Enhancement Program, the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program, the Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative, and the Great Lakes Basin Program. Assistance is delivered in accordance with the rules of EQIP, CSP, ACEP, and HFRP; and in certain areas the Watershed Operations and Flood Prevention Program.

National Projects

  • Young Forest Initiative 
  • Watershed Ag Council
  • Delaware River Working Lands Conservation Protection Partnership Program
  • Long Island Sound Watershed RCPP
  • Lake Champlain
  • Young Forest Initiative for At-risk Species

State Projects

  • Greater Adirondack Agricultural Environmental Enhancement Program

For more information about National or State projects, please follow the links in the left margin of this page.

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Contact Information

Tammy Willis, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs
Syracuse, New York
Telephone: 315-477-6503
E-mail: Tammy Willis