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EQIP Applications due March 20th

NRCS has initiated a second application period for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP provides financial assistance for a variety of conservation activities such as irrigation water management, reduced tillage, field buffers, and rotational grazing systems. Interested producers should visit their local NRCS service center for information on EQIP. Applications received by March 20 […]

Delaware River Watershed Grant Awarded

Over $15 million in a federal grant has been awarded to several organizations, including North Jersey RC&D and New Jersey Audubon, to protect the Delaware River watershed. This was announced by the United States Department of Agriculture at a conference at Pocono Manor in January of 2015. Read more about this award, and see Grace interviewed […]

Farms, Forests, and Rivers Conference 1/28

North Jersey RC&D Director Grace Messinger will be presenting at the Nature Conservancy’s conference ‘Farms, Forests, and Rivers: Sustaining our Way of Life’ on Wednesday, January 28th. 10 a.m. – 3.p.m. Indoors at the Sussex County Fairgrounds 37 Plains Rd., Augusta, NJ  Join us for a free workshop for farmers, landowners and municipalities in the […]