Western Governors have voiced their support for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as Congressional leadership considers funding levels for the 2018 fiscal year and reauthorization of the 2014 Farm Bill.
NRCS empowers private landowners to work with states and the federal government on large-scale management priorities across areas with different land ownerships. Benefits of its programs include:
The letter sent on October 4, 2017 to Senators Mitch McConnell and Charles Schumer and Representatives Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi also included specific examples of NRCS collaboration with WGA. Read, download the Letter.