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Conservation Planning

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Pennsylvania Conservation Planning

 

          There's no time like the present.

 
 

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There's no better reason than the future.             

 

Having a conservation plan today is one way to prepare for tomorrow. Certified Conservation Planners, employed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Conservation District (CD), or other public or private consulting service or organization can provide assistance to help you develop or refine your conservation strategy. We’ll help you craft a Conservation Plan that meets the unique needs of your operation, your land, and your life.

Working one-on-one with landowners and other land managers, field office employees provide the technical expertise for conservation planning and design that enables land managers to balance their economic goals with the needs of the natural environment, creating sustainable systems that not only produce abundant crops and livestock, but also a quality environment.

Provided below is an overview of the benefits and activities associated with conservation planning:

NRCS’s role is to provide technical and financial assistance to help our customers care for the land. As a result of our assistance, land managers and communities take a comprehensive approach to the use and protection of soil, water, and related resources in rural, suburban, urban, and developing areas.

Working one-on-one with you, the landowner, Certified Conservation Planners provide the technical expertise for conservation planning and implementation that enables you to balance your economic goals with the needs of the natural environment, creating sustainable systems that not only produce abundant crops and livestock, but also a quality environment.

Conservation Plans reflect your decisions about the management of natural resources for a specific area – a farm or other agricultural operating unit, a group of units, a community, or a landscape feature such as a watershed.

Learn more about Conservation Planning