Three Innovative Conservation Projects Forging Creative Partnerships
An unprecedented team of local, state, interstate, university, private industry and federal partners has been assembled to tackle some of the region’s most challenging conservation issues. Today, Oklahoma Conservation Commission (OCC), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD) announced three far-reaching projects as part of the NRCS Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Two OCC-led projects will assist farmers and ranchers with installing conservation practices in the Elk City Lake and Grand Lake watersheds while the OACD-led project will establish conservation demonstration farms across the state. Read more.
The Oklahoma Conservation Commission and conservation districts accomplish conservation of renewable natural resources through soil and water conservation, landuse planning, small watershed upstream flood control, abandoned mine land reclamation, water quality monitoring, environmental education, and wetlands conservation.
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