By Petra Barnes
Special to The SUN
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced the availability of up to $260 million for partner proposals aimed at improving the nation’s water quality, combating drought, enhancing soil health, supporting wildlife habitat and protecting agricultural viability.
The funding is being made available through NRCS’ innovative Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Applications are currently being accepted for fiscal year 2017 funding and pre-proposals are due May 10.