NRCS Easement program

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is directing resources toward the restoration of degraded wetlands, floodplains, forestlands, and associated uplands. With the sole exception of Federal agencies, NRCS invites applications from all qualified U.S. based non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Islands Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). NFEs of all sizes are encouraged to apply.

Funding Agency

Natural Resource Conservation Service and others



250 million in FY 2018

Funding Cycle

Application Deadline

May 18, 2018