NRCS reminds ranchers and farmers of new wetlands rules

RBC I Tiffany Jehorek, the district conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Meeker reminds area ranchers and farmers that the new Farm Bill has established changes relative to wetlands in Rio Blanco County.

County landowners urged to apply for NRCS funds

RBC I The Colorado Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications from state landowners interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on farmland and wetland areas through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). Deadline for applications is Jan. 17 to be considered for 2014 funding.

Range management workshop Sept. 17-18

RBC — Landowners and managers are invited to attend Range Management 101, Sept. 17-18, hosted by the Conservation District and NRCS.

$1 million available for conservation grants

RBC — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced the availability of up to $1 million for proposed projects in Colorado through the 2008 Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Program. Applications must be received by March 31 and are being accepted electronically as well as in written form. Visit […]