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Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Information for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) is divided into two different sections:

A.    Farmers and Landowners:

       •    Click here for information about the RCPP projects in Pennsylvania, application periods, and application 
             ranking criteria

       •    Click here to find my local NRCS office

       •    Click here to view fillable application for conservation assistance
            NRCS-CPA-1200 Conservation Program Application and Instructions
            NRCS-CPA-1200C Conservation Program Application Continuation Sheet


B.    Eligible Partner Organization Representatives: Click here if you represent an eligible partner organization listed below and would like information about how to apply to develop a new RCPP project for Pennsylvania:

       •    An agricultural or silvocultural producer association or other group of producers;
       •    A State or unit of local government;
       •    An Indian Tribe;
       •    A farmer cooperative;
       •    A water district, irrigation district, rural water district or association, or other organization with specific
            water delivery authority to agricultural producers;
       •    A municipal water or wastewater treatment entity;
       •    An institution of higher education; or
       •    An organization or entity with an established history of working cooperatively with producers
            on agricultural land, as determined by NRCS, to address:
            o    Local conservation priorities related to agricultural production, wildlife habitat development, or
                  nonindustrial private forest land management; or
            o    Critical watershed-scale soil erosion, water quality, sediment reduction, or other natural
                  resource issues.

For more information, please contact:

Adam Dellinger
PA RCPP Manager
(717) 237-2206

Last updated:  June 14, 2022