What We Do

 Current Projects Funded Through Conservation Partners


The following is a list of project summaries for grants currently funded through the Conservation Partners Program listed by Program Priority Area (PPA).  These projects are currently in progress – project information and funding amounts provided are subject to change in accordance with NFWF grant-making policies.  Click on the project title to open the project summary in PDF.

Questions regarding current projects can be e-mailed to ConservationPartners@nfwf.org.


California Sierras and Bay Delta

Enhancing Sierra Meadows and Watersheds (CA)

Chesapeake Bay

Accelerating Brook Trout Restoration-Shenandoah Valley (VA)

Comprehensive Agricultural Stewardship in Lancaster County (PA)

Engaging Absentee Landowners in Conservation (VA, WV)

Maryland Farm Bill Technical Assistance (MD)

Model for Cost-Shared Riparian Buffer Maintenance (PA)

Muddy Creek Agricultural Stewardship and Water Quality Monitoring (VA)

Technical Assistance for New and Re-Enrolling Cost-Share Buffers (PA)

Virginia and Upper Potomac Agricultural Stewardship Program

Conservation Reserve Program

Enhanced CRP Outreach and Assistance in Southern Iowa (IA)

Hawaii CREP Planners: Coordination, Planning and Outreach (HI)

Illinois Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Initiative (IL)

Upper Mississippi Basin Technical Assistance - Tennessee Farm Bill Biologists (TN)

Great Lakes

Helping Northern Michigan's Landowners Care for their Land (MI)

Lake Superior North Shore Forest Restoration and Protection (MN)

Northern Saginaw Bay Restoration Initiative (MI)

Gulf Coast

Coastal Texas Wetland Reserve Program and Grassland Reserve Program Assistance (TX)

Conservation Planning Assistance to Florida Landowners (FL)

Farm Bill Forestry Landowner Assistance (FL)

Lesser Prairie-Chicken

Enhancing Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat in Colorado – II (CO)

Lesser Prairie Chicken Ecosystem Coordination (OK)

Prescribed Fire for Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat Conservation (KS)

Private Lands Wildlife Biologist Partnership for New Mexico (NM)

Short Grass Prairie Conservation in New Mexico and Texas (NM, TX)

Short Grass Prairie Ranchers Conservation Easement Outreach (CO, KS, TX)

Longleaf Pine

Altamaha/Ocmulgee Corridor Longleaf Pine Restoration (GA)

Evaluation of Longleaf Pine Groundcover Ecotype Seed Sources (GA, FL, MS, SC)

Ft. Stewart/Altamaha Longleaf Pine Restoration (GA)

Georgia Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Restoration (GA)

Implementation Team for Longleaf Restoration (SC)

Longleaf Pine Conservation in the East Gulf Coastal Plain (AL, FL, MS)

Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Restoration and Outreach (AL,FL)

North Carolina Sandhills Longleaf Restoration Task Force

Onslow Bight Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Restoration (NC)

Osceola National Forest Landowner Incentive Programs for Longleaf Restoration (FL)

Pineywoods Longleaf Restoration (LA)

Restoration of Longleaf Pine in South-Central Mississippi (MS)

Sandhills Longleaf Pine Conservation Partnership (SC)

Savannah River Corridor Longleaf Restoration Partnership (GA, SC)

Northeastern Forests

Connecticut River Brook Trout Outreach and Education (VT, NH)

Fast-tracking Farm Bill Funds for New England Cottontail Recovery in Maine (ME)

Implementing NRCS Practices to Benefit the Golden-winged Warbler (PA)

Northeast Farm Bill Biologist and Technical Assistance Program (NY, NH, ME)

Northeast Young Forest Technical Assistance

Preserving and Restoring Land to Recover Bog Turtles (NJ)

Private Lands Bog Turtle Habitat Restoration (NY, CT, MA)

Shrubland Habitat Technical Assistance Program (CT)

Wildlife Biologist in Eastern Kentucky (KY)

Northern Great Plains

Safeguarding Montana's Northern Prairie Wildlife (MT)

Upper Clark Fork Native Trout Initiative (MT)

Using NRCS Programs to Conserve Long-billed Curlews (MT, ND, SD)

Northwest Salmon Rivers

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Technical Assistance in the Upper Klamath Basin (OR)

Humboldt Bay/Eel River Delta Complex Outreach (CA)

Landowner Assistance for Russian River Coho Salmon Recovery (CA)

Santiam-Calapooia Collaborative to Implement Farm Bill (OR)

Technical Assistance and EQIP Implementation for Rivers and Streams (WA)

Technical Assistance to Landowners in Snohomish County (WA)

Whatcom Conservation District Salmon Partnership (WA)

Working Landscapes for Salmonid Habitat Enhancement (CA)

Prairie Pothole

Conserving Dakota Grass and Water for Waterfowl and Birds (ND)

Promoting Farm Bill Conservation to Private Landowners (IA)

Ramping Up Grassland Conservation in the Chippewa Watershed (MN)

Upper Mississippi River Basin

Accelerating and Implementing Conservation in the Root River Watershed (MN)

Accelerating Conservation Delivery on the Landscape (MN)

Accelerating Prairie and Wetland Conservation (SD, MN)

Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (IN)

Cultivating Conservation in the Cannon River Watershed (MN)

Engaging Driftless Area Landowners in Farm Bill Programs (IA, IL, MN, WI)

Illinois Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Initiative (IL)

Managing for Biodiversity in the Iowa and Cedar River Valley (IA)

Missouri Farm Bill Technical Assistance Initiative (MO)

Nutrient, Soil, and Habitat Management in Upper Cedar Watersheds (IA)

Upper Mississippi Basin Technical Assistance – Illinois (IL)

Upper Mississippi Basin Technical Assistance - Iowa Buffer and Declining Habitat (IA)

Working Lands for Wildlife

Maintain Capacity for Gunnison Sage-grouse Conservation (CO)

Meeting Golden-winged Warbler Keystone Habitat Goals (PA)

Restoring Golden-winged Warbler Habitats in North Carolina (NC)


Urban Agriculture in Cleveland (OH)