Increase the number of farms and field-grown nurseries implementing soil health best management practices within high-priority Tennessee watersheds to restore water quality and wildlife habitat. Project will engage 500 farmers and growers through marketing, field days and technical assistance, and will implement practices such as no-till and cover crops on 450 acres, benefiting at-risk fish species such as the barrens darter and bird species such as Henslow's sparrow and prairie warbler.
NFWF Grant Profile
Cumberland Plateau-Southern Appalachians Fund
Project Title: Improving Water Quality through Soil Health Best Management Practices in Critical Tennessee Habitats
Cumberland River Compact, Inc.
Robertson, Montgomery, Sumner, Warren and Grundy Counties, Tennessee