USDA investing $197 million in partner-driven, locally led conservation
Last updated 8/17/2022 at 8:12am
BOZEMAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it is awarding $197 million for 41 locally led conservation projects through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program.
RCPP is a partner-driven program that leverages partner resources to advance innovative projects that address climate change, enhance water quality, and address other critical challenges on agricultural land.
“Our partners are experts in their fields and understand the challenges in their own backyards,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. “Through RCPP we can tap into...