SALINA – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking proposals for Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements (CCGA) to help address Kansas’ most pressing natural resource concerns. Proposals are due by 5 p.m. EST on Feb. 20.
NRCS will select proposals that leverage USDA and partner resources and effectively implement projects. Successful proposals will address at least one of the following:
1. Improve soil health
2. Improve water quality
3. Provide habitat for local wildlife species of concern.
4. Improve the environmental and economic performance of working agricultural lands.
5. Assist communities and groups to build and strengthen local food projects that provide healthy food and economic opportunities.
An emphasis will be placed on projects that implement Farm Bill Conservation Programs; support NRCS and partner field conservation employees; encourage local partners to develop and implement effective projects; and leverage non-federal and non-government resources to achieve positive natural resources conservation outcomes.
For more information about the CCGA proposal process, visit the NRCS Kansas website at https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/ks/people/partners/ or call (785) 823-4508.