In response to the recent flooding impacting many parts of the country, the
Funds are made available through the floodplain easement component of the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWPP-FPE). "Landowners across
The EWPP-FPE program is a voluntary program through which eligible applicants agree to sell a permanent conservation easement to
Compensation is based on the value of the easement as determined by an appraisal or market analysis. These easements may occur on public or private agricultural land or residential properties damaged by flooding and natural disasters. The NRCS will work to restore the easement area to its natural floodplain condition.
For more information about the EWPP-FPE please contact: State Easement Program Manager,
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