Conservation assistance offered to Grand County landowners |

Conservation assistance offered to Grand County landowners

The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering assistance to landowners interested in conservation and increasing the efficiency of their operations. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) offers technical assistance, cost-share and incentives to complete conservation projects. revitalizing streambanks, increasing irrigation efficiency or enhancing wildlife habitat. The NRCS also offers several conservation easement programs that help landowners protect their properties for 10 years, 30 years or perpetually. Application deadlines for many conservation programs are fast approaching. The cutoff for accepting deadlines for EQIP is Nov. 1. For WHIP the deadline is Nov. 2. For more information on private lands conservation or assistance programs, contact the NRCS in Kremmling at (970) 724-3456 or stop by the office at 106 South 2nd St. in Kremmling.

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