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2012-01-19 18:05:00

The Forest Legacy Program has protected 2.2 million acres through public-private partnership using federal and leveraged funds of more than $562 million. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 The U.S. Forest Service announced today that it is granting $52.2 million for 17 conservation and working lands projects across the U.S. in 2012. The Forest Legacy Program has protected 2.2 million acres through public-private partnership using federal and leveraged funds of more than $562 million....

2011-05-31 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Land Trust of Tennessee, the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Wildlands Network received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant today in support of their work to help private landowners and government agencies in the southeastern United States protect special forest sites though working-forest conservation easements. The three non-profit conservation organizations were...

2011-01-10 14:00:00

Over $5 million available for grassland and farmland conservation programs DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private landowners interested in protecting their grassland or farmland with this year's funding are encouraged to get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set Feb. 15 as the deadline for 2011 funding consideration for both the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) and Farm and Ranch Lands Protection...

2010-11-08 17:59:00

Applicants are encouraged to submit applications for projects through Nov. 12, 2010 DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An important deadline is coming up for farmers, ranchers, forestry landowners and Tribes who want to sign up for Fiscal Year 2011 Farm Bill conservation programs. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set the deadline for the initial round of program funding consideration as Friday, November 12, 2010. This deadline...

2010-08-31 15:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A first-ever, federally required review shows that Pennsylvania's woodlands will face future challenges requiring continued planning and management, State Forester Daniel Devlin said today. "Pennsylvania is blessed with abundant forests providing many values and benefits to society, from clean air and water to wood products, biological diversity, recreational opportunities and scenic beauty," said Devlin. "However, there are many...

2010-07-07 07:15:00

DAVIS, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received approximately $6 million for Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP) projects to improve water quality and quantity on hundreds of farms throughout the state. For the second year in a row, California received the largest amount of funding in the United States for nine different AWEP projects. "AWEP is a voluntary conservation initiative that...

2010-05-13 14:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landowners still have time to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) but the deadline for getting signed up for 2010 funds is approaching quickly. According to NRCS State Conservationist Denise Coleman, now is the time for producers and forest landowners who have considered applying for CSP to sign up at their local NRCS field offices. USDA recently announced June 11, 2010 as the national cutoff date, which will require...

2009-12-16 18:00:00

Application deadline is set for February 15 DAVIS, Calif., Dec 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposals for 2010 funding consideration under the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) are being accepted until February 15, 2010. This voluntary program assists eligible farm and ranch entities to purchase conservation easements that ensure agricultural lands remain in production and are not subdivided. The Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) is administered by the USDA...


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