Programs for Conservation - Federal Programs
Partners for Fish and Wildlife - provides cost-share dollars to farmers and ranchers interested in increasing production while improving wildlife habitat. This private lands program provides funding through cost-share agreements for 10-30 years for both uplands and wetlands. Projects can include fencing, water development, reestablishment of riparian habitat, installation of water control structures and others.
PL-566 Watershed Protection Program - provides cost-share funds for land treatment measures to develop and conserve soil, water, woodlands, wildlife, energy and recreation resources on the land. Structural measures for flood prevention, recreation facilities and water quality improvements can be implemented on a watershed basis working with local and state agencies in small watersheds.