Latest Conservation Security Program Stories

2011-07-29 19:39:00

Partnership with rice producers will improve wildlife habitat DAVIS, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sacramento Valley rice producers now have the opportunity to make more of a conservation investment on their working lands this year. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has received an additional $2 million for wildlife habitat conservation improvements. "We are happy to provide this additional investment to help rice producers conserve and improve...

2011-06-10 10:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received nearly $1 million to fund three projects through the Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI). The projects will assist farmers and ranchers achieve natural resource benefits such as clean water, forest health and abundant wildlife. "We are excited that these funds will now be available to Butte and Sutter County growers to...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.