Increase farmer participation in conservation by implementing Natural Resource Conservation Service Farm Bill programs to do conservation planning and implement novel conservation practices in the Middle Grand River Watershed, Michigan. Project will hire a new technician to work with landowners to create and implement conservation management plans, bring 10,000 acres under improved management to improve soil and water quality and prevent 5,000 pounds of nitrogen runoff.
NFWF Grant Profile
Project Title: Increasing Farmer Participation in Conservation through Targeted Technical Assistance (MI)
Clinton Conservation District
Agricultural land in the Middle Grand River Watershed Region, with primary implementation in Clinton, Eaton and Ionia counties in Michigan