Natural Resource Conservation Service

NRCS Accepting Applications For Conservation Programs
  Landowners interested in implementing conservation practices on their land may be eligible for financial assistance. The Natural Resources Conservation Service is taking applications through December 21st for the latest round of funding. Cheryl Grapes, assistant conservationist with the Wyomi…
Grant Program Seeks Ideas For Drought Adaptation
Grant monies are available in Wyoming to support ideas that would help farmers and ranchers adapt to drought. It’s a USDA grant program and the ideas they’re looking for would lead to improvements such as enhanced water-holding capacity in soils or drought-tolerant grazing systems. Che…
Wyoming Snow Levels Lagging
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A week after Wyoming’s snowpack showed signs of improving, snow levels have declined. The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper said Monday that the snowpack statewide is 80 percent of average, down from 88 percent a week ago. Last year at this time the s…
Cool Spring Defers Catastrophe, So Far [AUDIO]
The cooler spring may have helped save Wyoming from a disastrous flooding season, but along with those cooler temperatures came extra precipitation, with much of it still in the mountain snow-pack. Lee Hackleman, of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, says snow-pack usually peaks in April, w…