Fund Healthier Soil & Water on Your Own Land!
$1.3 Million for Landowners
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) is now accepting applications from agricultural producers and landowners seeing conservation financial assistance. If your property is in the Indian Mill Creek and Rogue River Watersheds in Kent, Montcalm, Newaygo, or Ottawa counties, then you are eligible to apply at your local office of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. These state and federal funds are available specifically to help your property install best management practices.
We are here to help YOU take advantage of this funding and successfully apply. Call Kent County NRCS today for more information or to schedule a free, confidential site visit at (616) 942-4111 ext. 3.
Conservation financial assistance through the Lower Grand Partnership Project is available for implementing any of 57 designated practices to improve water quality and wildlife habitat. These practices include:
- Utilizing cover crops
- Conservation crop rotation
- Establishing vegetation for wildlife and pollinator habitat
- Implementing vegetative filter strips and field borders
- Beginning forest stand improvement
- Installing grassed waterways
- Developing nutrient management plans
Below are some of the many conservation practices and the cost-share reimbursement rates available through your USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service office.