Farm Bill Conservation Programs

Farm bill conservation programs are designed to provide voluntary options for farm and ranch producers to improve conservation on their property.  Farm bill conservation programs, along with other farm bill provisions that influence land use and cropping patterns, provide the single biggest impact on the North Dakota landscape and have the largest influence on natural resources and wildlife populations of any governmental program.  To learn more about available programs, here are the links to the USDA administering agencies:

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS)

Habitat Restoration Programs

Wetland Restoration

The Trust has a long history of working with landowners to preserve, restore, manage, and enhance wetlands in North Dakota.  The Trust is committed to working with landowners and partners on a variety of wetland projects across the state.

Grassland Restoration

The Trust has a long history of working with landowners to restore, manage, and protect grasslands in North Dakota. The Trust is committed to working with landowners and partners on a variety of grasslands projects across the state.