ACEP Wetland Reserve Easements

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Oregon
Description: 

RFP Closed. Under the Wetlands Reserve Easements (WRE) component, NRCS helps to restore, protect and enhance enrolled wetlands.

Category: 
Wetlands, Restoration
Funding Amount: 
Where NRCS determines that grasslands of special environmental significance will be protected, NRCS may contribute up to 75 percent of the fair market value of the agricultural land easement.
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Land eligible for Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) includes cropland, rangeland, grassland, pastureland and nonindustrial private forest land. NRCS will prioritize applications that protect agricultural uses and related conservation values of the land and those that maximize the protection of contiguous acres devoted to agricultural use.