09 Mar '17, 3pm

$15M available to conserve critical #wetlands on agricultural land. Proposals due by April 24.

USDA seeks project proposals to protect and restore critical wetlands Contact: Sylvia Rainford 202-720-2536 WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 - Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $15 million in technical and financial assistance to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on agricultural lands. Restored wetlands improve water quality downstream and improve wildlife habitat, while also providing flood prevention and recreational benefits to communities. Funding will be provided through the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP​), part of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), a Farm Bill conservation program. The partnership is administered by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the leading federa...

Full article: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national...

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environment.sa.gov.au 10 Mar '17, 10pm

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epa.gov 18 Mar '17, 8pm

Participate in programs that help protect and restore wetlands. Contact local, state, or federal agencies, community group...