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USDA-announces-$1.5-billion-investment-in-conservation-and-climate-solutions-1
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of $1.5 billion for fiscal year 2024 under the RCPP.
Reclamation-endorses-states-plan-for-near-term-Colorado-River-conservation
The SEIS outlines a plan developed in collaboration with the seven Basin states to conserve at least 3 million acre-feet of water.
Navajo-Nation-enhances-water-conservation-through-EQIP-initiative
NRCS has invested more than $173,000 in 2023 EQIP contracts, bringing the total investment in the Navajo Nation to $2.2 million.
Biden-administration-invests-$63.4-million-to-bolster-Colorado-River-water-conservation
The Biden administration has allocated $63.4 million in new funds for Colorado River conservation as part of the Investing in America agenda.
Upper-Colorado-River-Basin-States-approve-System-Conservation-Pilot-Program-for-2024
The Upper Colorado River Commission approved the 2024 System Conservation Pilot Program at a meeting Sept. 21.
IMG_IA-supports-healthy-watersheds-act
The IA joined agriculture and conservation organizations in sending a letter to the leadership of the Senate Ag Committee supporting S.2636.
A field of soybeans
The National Association of Conservation Districts has been awarded $3 million from the EPA to administer a subgrant program.
Iowa Senate Republicans argued in support of a bill that would help farmers buy land over government entities purchasing it for conservation.
The bill would limit the spending of county conservation boards and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on timber, pasture and cropland.
Groups-urge-NRCS-Keep-climate-smart-irrigation (1)
A coalition, including the Irrigation Association, urges USDA’s NRCS to simplify and maintain key irrigation practices on Climate-Smart list.
Panoramic view of Hoover Dam, summer drought
The decision supplements the 2007 Interim Guidelines to address continued low runoff conditions in the Colorado River Basin.