USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced the availability of technical and financial assistance to help private landowners in 9 states restore and manage longleaf pine. The Longleaf Pine Initiative will incorporate both technical and financial assistance to help landowners improve habitat on agricultural land, nonindustrial private forest, and tribal land. Approved participants will receive financial assistance for implementing conservation practices including planting longleaf pine, installing firebreaks, conducting prescribed burning, and controlling invasive plants.
For more information about this initiative, click here.
(Originally posted by Southern Fire Exchange on March 6, 2013)