Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1935
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation
Policy Target:
Agency:U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Legal References:7 USC 6962 - Natural Resources Conservation Service
Funding:USD 4297 million in FY13

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs help people reduce soil erosion, enhance water supplies, improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat, and reduce damages caused by floods and other natural disasters. NRCS employees provide technical assistance, and the program provides financial assistance for many conservation activities. Participation is voluntary.

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