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USDA Invests to Protect from Wildfires, Restore Forest Ecosystems, and Water

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest more than $12 million this year to mitigate wildfire risk, improve water quality and restore healthy forest ecosystems through 13 targeted projects on both public and private lands, including one in Colorado.

NRCS Accepting ACEP-ALE Applications in 2 Rounds - CUT OFF DATES VARY

The ACEP-ALE program protects ag viability, grazing uses and related conservation values of prime ag land by limiting nonagricultural uses of the land. Round 1 applications due Tuesday, 4-30-19. Round 2 applications due Friday, 5-31-2019 at 4:00 p.m., on each day. 

Farmers and Ranchers Continue to Make Eastern Colorado’s Farming Evolution Work

Eastern Colorado’s 2019 Farming Evolution workshop grew from a field demonstration of a rainfall simulator to a hand-full of landowners by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to one of Colorado’s largest and most sought-after events of the year. 

NRCS Continues to Partner to Protect Colorado’s Prime Working Ag Lands

Within the past three months, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service assisted in the protection of nearly 3,000 acres of prime working lands by partnering with four Colorado families and other natural resource partners.

NRCS Featured In PBS Series Highlighting the Wonders of Watersheds

This multi-series program highlights a comprehensive perspectives of watersheds, specifically in the Platte River Basin, from the peaks of the mountains to irrigation, ranching and ground water. 

The final 8 episodes should be available June 2019.



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