NRCS/Farm Bill News

DCCD shares an office and works closely with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly the Soil Conservation Service, on helping find solutions to natural resource issues.

Snow Surveys

An important function of the NRCS is to collect data on snowpack levels throughout the western mountains. This information is used to predict stream discharge for the coming season.

 

Farm Bill

Click Here for the Wyoming NRCS office and programs specific to Wyoming.

 

Farm Bill Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Provides technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers to maintain and improve natural resources. Traditional practices as well as fisheries habitat improvement are emphasized.

 

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) Encourages the creation of high quality wildlife habitats. Technical and financial assistance is provided to landowners to develop upland, wetland, aquatic, and riparian habitats on their property.

 

Wetland Reserve Program (WRP) - Assists landowners who want to enhance existing wetlands in an environmentally beneficial and cost-effective manner. Participant options include both: cost-share agreements and permanent easements.

 

Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) This program assists landowners in restoring grasslands. Program emphasis is to support grazing operations, plant and animal biodiversity, and lands that are under the greatest threat of conversion.

Last Modified on February 9, 2016

Dubois-Crowheart Conservation District

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