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$17.5 million for wetland restoration partnerships

On Monday, June 22, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of $17.5 million for wetland restoration partnerships with state and local governments, Indian tribes, and non-profit organizations in fiscal year 2015. 562 more words

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Using Farm Bill programs for pollinator conservation

The updated version of Using Farm Bill Programs for Pollinator Conservation has just been released. 

Authored by multiple staff at both the Xerces Society and NRCS these guidelines provide a concise summary of how Farm Bill conservation programs, such as the Environmental Quality Incentive Program or the Conservation Reserve Program, can be used to restore or enhance habitat for pollinators on working farms and private lands. 9 more words

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Flood Control Structures Curb Major Losses

The heavy rainfall in Texas and Oklahoma this spring caused waterways to overflow and flood resulting in damage to the surrounding area. However, many people have flood control structures to thank for staying dry. 365 more words

Soil Health

June 19th--Range Monitoring Day

Directions to monitoring site from the Circle USDA Building:

  • Drive one block north to Main Street.
  • Turn right at the intersection and proceed east over the railroad tracks. 
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