Conservation Stewardship Program

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Agency NameNatural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS)
Affiliationfederal government
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Project Annual Funding Level Around $1,000,000.00 for Florida
Range of Funding (Landowner) varies
Criteria for funding project Contracts are ranked to prioritize landowners whose overall conservation activities have the greatest environmental benefit. The adjusted gross income of the landowners should be not be more than $1 million per year.
Geographic Coverage AreaAll counties.Nationwide.
Description of ProgramLandowner must agree to adopt new practices and maintain and improve existing conservation activities to address priority resources of concern identified for his area or watershed.
When are landowner applications accepted?The 2014 Conservation Stewardship Program application deadline is March 13, 2015.
Match Required? A person or legal entity may have more than one CSP contract but, for all CSP contracts combined, may not receive more than $40,000 in any year or more than $200,000 during any five-year period.
Target Invasive Species?All listed
Any other Requirements or Eligibility?
Agreement RequiredYes 5 years
Permanent Contact PersonGeorganne J. Wiltse
Contact number352-338-9545
contacted last2016-03-01 00:00:00.0