Conservation Easement Program

Delayed by Sequester and lack of Farm Bill
3:10 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Wetland Reserve Program to Accept Farmers

THE WRP buys some rights from land owners to protect wetlands.
Credit www.il.nrcs.usda.gov/

The federal government will pay farmers not to damage wetlands this year,but there have been delays.

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The IL NRCS's Wetland Reserve Program
11:37 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Wetland Restoration Program Funding in Question

Credit http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu

The future remains uncertain for a federal conservation program that helps restore wetlands across the Midwest. The Wetlands Reserve Program provides money to farmers who take former wetlands out of production and restore them.

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Conservation Easement Program
11:49 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Emphasis - February 17

Dave King, Dennis Samuelson, and Ginny Samuelson

Rich Egger's guests are Dave King and Dennis & Ginny Samuelson. They talk about the Conservation Easement Program offered through Prairie Land Conservancy.

King, who is with Prairie Hills Resource Conservation and Development, said the program protects land from development for perpetuity.

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