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Regional Conservation Partnership Program

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* Applications are now being accepted from Pennsylvania landowners and groups interested in protecting wetlands in designated areas in the Delaware River watershed. Available funding is limited. Although applications are accepted on a continuous basis, January 31, 2017 is the submission deadline for ranking and approving eligible applications for this project.

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Click here for a map of eligible areas

Available funding for this project area is limited. Applications are accepted on a continual basis; however, January 31, 2017 is the submission deadline date for ranking and approving eligible applications for this project.

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

A.    Farmers and Landowners: Click here if you would like information about:
       •    The current RCPP projects in Pennsylvania; or
       •    How to apply for technical and/or financial assistance under the current RCPP projects.

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.

2017 Cost List - RCPP-CSP Final
2017 Cost List - CStwP Final