Conservation Innovations – Winter 2020 Newsletter

Conservation Innovations – Winter 2020 Newsletter
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service | Conservation Innovations
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CIG On-Farm Trials and Classic Awardees Announced

Last November, NRCS announced the inaugural Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Trial awardees. This was followed a few weeks later by the announcement of the 2019 National CIG Classic awardees. The 2019 cohort of awardees are preparing to kick off their projects this Spring with an all-awardee orientation meeting in Washington, DC. You can find a list of all the new awardees and learn about their innovative projects by visiting the CIG homepage.

RCPP announcement- RCPP Interim Rule

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Interim Final Rule was published February 13, 2020 in the Federal Register. The public is encouraged to submit comments before the comment period closes on April 13, 2020.