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NRCS works with a variety of partners to include conservation districts, local communities, state and federal agencies, NRCS Earth Team volunteers, agricultural and environmental groups, agribusiness, professional societies, RC&D councils, Universities, conservation organizations and more. See below for some partnership opportunities.

Earth Team Volunteer Program

  • You can make a difference!  Join the 32,000 Earth Team members across the United States working to improve our environment. As a member, you could gain professional experience, discover a lifetime career, receive training, earn academic credit, work on conservation activities in your community, and help conserve natural resources for future generations. More about the Earth Team.

State Technical Committee

  • The State Technical Committee (STC) provides advice on a wide variety of policy issues to NRCS. Although State Technical Committees have no implementation or enforcement authority, USDA gives strong consideration to the Committee's recommendations. More about STC.

Technical Service Providers (TSP)

  • Wisconsin's Technical Service Providers are professionals that help provide technical assistance to landowners and farmers under one of the 2002 Farm Bill conservation programs.  NRCS staff, partner agencies, non-profit organizations, as well as private contractors and businesses may be certified to provide technical assistance through NRCS. More about TSP.

Tribal Conservation Advisory Council

  • The Wisconsin Tribal Conservation Advisory Council (WTCAC) was organized to identify tribal conservation issues and to advise the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service on more effective ways to deliver USDA programs and assist the Indian Nations of Wisconsin. More about the Council.

Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association (WLWCA)

  • The Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association, Inc.  is a nonprofit organization representing Wisconsin’s County Board Land Conservation Committees and Departments. WLWCA assists LCCs and LCDs with their work to protect and sustain Wisconsin’s natural resources through education and governmental interaction. More about WLWCA.

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