- Northwest Salmon Rivers
- Northern Great Plains
- California Sierras and Bay Delta
- Lesser Prairie Chicken
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Conservation Partners Grant Program Preproposal Deadline Nears
The deadline for preproposals for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Partners Program is 5:00 PM EDT, Monday, June 18.
The Conservation Partners Program is a $10 million grants program with individual grants ranging from $50,000 to $250,000. The grants will be provided on a competitive basis to support field biologists and other habitat professionals (botanists, ecologists, foresters, etc.) working with NRCS field offices in providing technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, foresters and other private landowners to optimize wildlife conservation on private lands. Funds may also be used for outreach, capacity-building and CRP sign-up activities. Higher usage of Farm Bill conservation programs in program priority areas is a major goal of the Conservation Partners Program. The program priority areas for the summer 2012 round of funding are: