Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Technical Assistance (CREP-TA) Grants

Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB)

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Grant amount: US $40,000 - US $130,000

Next deadline: Sep 13, 2020 5:00pm PDT

Later deadlines: Sep 11, 2022 5:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Working Professional Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: Oregon

Location of residency: Oregon

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CREP Background

The Oregon Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) is a cooperative venture between the State of Oregon and Farm Services Agency (FSA), with technical support from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and local partners, including soil and water conservation districts, watershed councils, and resource conservation and development councils. The purpose of this long-standing program is to restore, maintain, and enhance streamside areas along agricultural lands to benefit fish, wildlife, and water quality. Landowners who voluntarily enroll in CREP receive annual rental payments and state and federal cost-share incentives to install approved conservation measures, such as planting trees and shrubs, and installing fencing and livestock water facilities.

 CREP TA Grants

OWEB provides competitive, statewide CREP TA grants to support costs associated with local CREP program implementation including staffing, travel, training, outreach, and planning. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.