Tag: Natural Resources Conservation Service

April 25, 2018

Outreach enhances landowners’ views of conservation programs

Over 70 percent of land in the continental United States is privately held, so the support of private landowners is crucial for wildlife habitat conservation. Researchers recently found that personalized...

December 2, 2016

NRCS expands working lands conservation program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has added 11 new projects to the Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) program, which incentivises conservation of wildlife on private...

September 3, 2015

Department of Agriculture Revamps Sage Grouse Initiative

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced plans last week to fund greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) conservation programs with $211 million dollars through 2018. Known as “Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0”,...