USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas is accepting applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) under current approved Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) projects. The approved RCPP projects are as follows: Hill Country Headwaters Conservation Initiative, Improving Working Lands for Monarch Butterflies, Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Improvement Initiative, Rice Stewardship Partnership, Texas Gulf Coast Stream and Wetland Initiative, and the Gulf Coast Water and Wildlife Conservation. Counties where landowners are eligible to apply for each project are listed online. This conservation funding is above and beyond regular county funding under the Farm Bill for specific conservation work in the listed counties.
The application deadline for the current round of funding is July 22, 2019.