USDA seeks new partnerships to safeguard, restore wetland ecosystems
Last updated 7/7/2021 at 7:44am
From USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
BOZEMAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing up to $17 million for conservation partners to help protect and restore critical wetlands on agricultural lands through the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is prioritizing proposals that focus on assisting historically underserved producers conserving wetlands. Proposals from partners are due Aug. 15.
Restored wetlands help to improve water quality downstream, enhance wildlife habitat, reduce impacts from flooding and provide...