Washington Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Deadline Passed as of 3/16/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. EQIP provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers in order to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface water, reduced soil erosion and sedimentation or improved or created wildlife habitat. Eligible program participants receive financial and technical assistance to implement conservation practices, or activities like conservation planning, that address natural resource concerns on their land. Payments are made to participants after conservation practices and activities identified in an EQIP plan of operations are implemented. Contracts can last up to ten years in duration.

Category: 
natural resources, agriculture, water and air quality, conservation,

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Agricultural producers and owners of non-industrial private forestland and Tribes are eligible to apply for EQIP.
Contact Information: 
Alan Fulk, NRCS Program Liaison 2145 Basin St. SW, Suite D Ephrata, WA 98823-9451 (509) 717-3260 E-mail: alan.fulk@wa.usda.gov