Federal and State Conservation Programs in Cross Timbers Region

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There are 174 resources serving Cross Timbers Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Federal Programs serving Cross Timbers Region
Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force
Dr. Susan Pasko - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Ecological Services Program - Baileys Crossroads, VA
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
- Baileys Crossroads, VA
Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Genevieve Johnson - Desert LCC Coordinator - Boulder City, NV
Ecological Services Regional Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Albuquerque, NM
Fish Passage Program - Southwest Region
- Albuquerque, NM
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
Silvana Yaroschuk - MSCGP Program Manager - Washington, DC
National Fish Passage Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Nationwide Candidate Conservation Agreement for Monarch Butterfly on Energy and Transportation Lands
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Texas
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Austin, TX
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Texas Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program
- Falls Church, VA
Working Lands for Wildlife
Tim Griffiths - Bozeman, MT
EPA Programs
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Wastewater Management, SRF Branch (4204M) - Washington, DC
Climate Ready Estuaries program
EPA - Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds - Washington, DC
Five-Star Restoration Program
Myra Price - USEPA Wetlands Division - Washington, DC
Source Reduction Assistance Grants
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxic Substances, Pollution Prevention Division (7409 M) - Washington, DC
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance
- St. Louis, MO
Urban Waters Small Grants
Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Wetlands Program Development Grants
Myra Price - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Federal Incentives
Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas Gulf - Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation - Austin, TX
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farmers Market Promotion Program
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service - Washington, DC
Livestock Indemnity Program
USDA FSA - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
- Washington, DC
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program
U.S. Department of Defense - Washington, DC
Texas Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loan Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - College Station, TX
Upper Colorado Basin - Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation - Salt Lake City, UT
Grant Programs
Acres for America
Thomas E. Kelsch - Vice President, Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund - Washington, DC
Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas Gulf - Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation - Austin, TX
Borderlands Research Institute
Sul Ross State University - Alpine, TX
Bring Back the Natives
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Portland, OR
Clean Trail Grant Program
Leah Leitch - Grant Outreach - ExtremeTerrain.com - Malvern, PA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Dixon Water Foundation
- Decatur, TX
EarthShare of Texas
- Austin, TX
FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Grants
Food Animal Concerns Trust - Chicago, IL
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farmers Market Promotion Program
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service - Washington, DC
FishAmerica Foundation
Ruth Jackson - Grants Manager - Alexandria, VA
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
Andrea Giardina - Landowner Assistance Programs Natural Resource Specialist - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Mark Howell
Grounded Truths LLC - Director/Emergency & Fire Mgmt Specialist - Doniphan, MO
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Monarch Butterfly Fund
- Madison, WI
Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange
Chandler Clay, Environmental Defense Fund - Communications Manager - Austin, TX
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
Silvana Yaroschuk - MSCGP Program Manager - Washington, DC
National Wildlife Refuge Friends
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
- Washington, DC
Organic Farming Research Foundation
- Santa Cruz, CA
Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative
Kirstin Neff - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Denver, CO
Perennial Fund
- Boulder, CO
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. - Washington, DC
South Texas Natives Program
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute - Kingsville, TX
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
- Austin, TX
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)
Texas Commission On Environmental Quality - Austin, TX
Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Texas Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loan Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - College Station, TX
Texas Native American Tribal Loans Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - College Station, TX
Texas SARE
Diane E. Boellstorff, State Coordinator - Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist - Water Resources Texas - College Station, TX
The Conservation Alliance
John Sterling - Executive Director - Bend, OR
The FruitGuys Community Fund
Chris Mittelstaedt - Founder and Project Director - South San Francisco, CA
The Fund for Wild Nature
- La Canada, CA
The Meateater Land Access Initiative
Meat EaterMT
The Summerlee Foundation
Lynne Starnes - Director of Administration - Dallas, TX
Upper Colorado Basin - Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation - Salt Lake City, UT
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development - Washington, DC
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS - Washington, DC
WaterSMART Grants
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation - Denver, CO
NOAA Grant or Funding Programs
Coastal Zone Management Program
NOAA Office for Coastal Management - North Charleston, SC
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Carolyn Pike
Purdue University: Reforestation, Nurseries, & Genetics Resources - Area Regeneration Specialist (Northeast) - West Layfayette, IN
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center
Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service - Asheville, NC
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
Andrea Giardina - Landowner Assistance Programs Natural Resource Specialist - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
Forests and Rangelands
- Washington, DC
Jeremiah R Pinto
USDA Forest Service: Reforestation, Nurseries, & Genetics Resources - Research Plant Physiologist, Tribal Nursery Specialist - Moscow, ID
Smokey Bear - Wildfire Prevention
USDA Forest Service - Washington, DC
Southern Research Station, USDA-US Forest Service
Rob Doudrick - Station Director - Asheville, NC
Texas Oak Wilt Partnership
- College Station, TX
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
USDA Forest Service National Forests & Grasslands in Texas
Mark Van Every - Forest Supervisor - Lufkin, TX
USDA - FSA Programs
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Biomass Crop Assistance Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Emergency Conservation Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Emergency Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Emergency Forest Restoration Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farm Ownership Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Grassland Conservation Reserve Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Guaranteed Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Highly Fractionated Indian Land Loan Program
Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Indian Tribal Land Acquisition Loan Program
Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Livestock Forage Disaster Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Livestock Indemnity Program
USDA FSA - Washington, DC
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
- Washington, DC
Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP)
USDA Agricultural Research Service - Missoula, MT
Source Water Protection Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
Texas Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loan Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - College Station, TX
Texas Native American Tribal Loans Program
USDA Farm Service Agency - College Station, TX
Transition Incentives Program (TIP)
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
USDA - NRCS Programs
Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Washington, DC
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)
- Washington, DC
Conservation Solutions, LLC
Palmer Brock - Greenwood, MS
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)
- Washington, DC
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA)
NRCS - Washington, DC
East Texas Plant Materials Center
- Nacogdoches, TX
Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP)
- Washington, DC
Emergency Watershed Protection Program- Floodplain Easement
- Washington, DC
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
USDA NRCS - Washington, DC
EQIP Organic Initiative
- Washington, DC
Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center
- Galliano, LA
Healthy Forest Reserve Program
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Washington, DC
Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP)
USDA NRCS - Washington, DC
James E. 'Bud' Smith Plant Materials Center
- Knox City, TX
Kika de la Garza Plant Materials Center
John Reilley - PMC Manager - Kingsville, TX
Lesser Prairie Chicken Initiative- Texas
Russell Castro - State Wildlife Biologist - Temple, TX
Longleaf Pine Initiative
NRCS - Washington, DC
Monarch Butterfly Habitat Development Project
- Stillwater, OK
NRCS National Water Quality Initiative
- Washington, DC
Ogallala Aquifer Initiative
Barry Frantz - Coordinator - Washington, DC
Platte River Ag Services, Inc.
Ron Zurlinden, P.E. - Owner - Golden, CO
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
- Washington, DC
Small scale solutions for your farm
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
Texas Conservation Stewardship Program
- Temple, TX
Texas Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Lori Ziehr - Assistant State Conservationist-Programs - Temple, TX
Texas Grassland Reserve Program
Claude Ross - State Easement Program Manager - Temple, TX
Texas Partners for Conservation
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - Temple, TX
Texas Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
TX
The Lesser Prairie Chicken Initiative
USDA-NRCS - Marysville, KS
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP)
Lisa McCauley - Program Manager - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
Working Lands for Wildlife
Tim Griffiths - Bozeman, MT
USDA Programs - Other
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
Denis Ebodaghe - National Program Leader - Division of Agricultural Systems - Kansas City, MO
Christopher Warren
USDA/Rural Development - Business Grant & Loan Analyst - Washington, DC
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Farmers Market Promotion Program
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
Rural Development Loan Programs
USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
- Washington, DC
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
- Stoneville, MS
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Texas SARE
Diane E. Boellstorff, State Coordinator - Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist - Water Resources Texas - College Station, TX
The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA - Washington, DC
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
USDA Rural Development - Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants - Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development - Washington, DC

 State and Local Programs

   
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There are 72 resources serving Cross Timbers Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs serving Cross Timbers Region
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Agricultural Tax Appraisal Based on Wildlife Management
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Wildlife Division Private Lands and Habitat Program - Austin, TX
Current Use Tax Program
- Montpelier, VT
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Managed Forest Law
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Madison, WI
Native Prairie and Wildlife Habitat - Property Tax Benefits
- Des Moines, IA
Native Prairie Tax Exemption Program
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - St Paul, MN
Open Space Conservation - Property Tax Benefits
- Crownsville, MD
Reforestation Tax Credit Program
- Oregon Department of Forestry - Salem, OR
Sage Advisors, LLC
- West Chester, PA
Waterfowl Restoration Program
- Cambridge, MD
Wildlife Management Tax Exemption
Comptroller, Property Tax Division - Austin, TX
Habitat Management Programs
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Borderlands Research Institute
Sul Ross State University - Alpine, TX
Butterfly Garden and Habitat Program
North American Butterfly Association - Morristown, NJ
Central Texas Conservation Partnership
- Austin, TX
Community Wildlife Habitat Program
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
CropDocs
Justin Tuggle - Stephenville, TX
Great Ecology
- San Diego, CA
Jeremiah R Pinto
USDA Forest Service: Reforestation, Nurseries, & Genetics Resources - Research Plant Physiologist, Tribal Nursery Specialist - Moscow, ID
Metro Blooms
Becky Rice - Executive Director - Minneapolis, MN
Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange
Chandler Clay, Environmental Defense Fund - Communications Manager - Austin, TX
Monarchs In the Rough
Alison Davy - Audubon International - Troy, NY
Moore-Odom Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
Jennie Scalfano - Director / Vice President - Orange, TX
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
- Austin, TX
Pastures For Upland Birds - Post Oak Savannah and Blackland Prairie Wildlife Management
TPWD - Austin, TX
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Loan Guarantee Program - Texas
Mindy Fryer - Grant Coordinator - Austin, TX
Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program
Tom Entsminger - Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Center for Invasive Species Eradication (CISE)
Texas Water Resources Institute - College Station, TX
Economic Development Program
Burl Carraway - Department Head, Sustainable Forestry - College Station, TX
Ecosystem Service Management
Texas Agrilife Extension - College Station, TX
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
Fort Worth Nature Center
- Fort Worth, TX
Grassland Restoration Incentive Program
Derek Wiley - OPJV Conservation Delivery Specialist - Throckmorton, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Industrial Hemp Program
Texas Department of Agriculture - Austin, TX
Innovative Water Technologies
Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Interest Rate Reduction Program - Texas
- Austin, TX
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Boise, ID
LIP Conserving Texas Rivers Funding Series
- Austin, TX
LIP Partners Watershed Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Monarch Butterflies & Milkweed in Texas
Janis Bush, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio - Program Director - San Antonio, TX
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
- Clemson, SC
Nongame and Rare Species Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Pastures For Upland Birds - Post Oak Savannah and Blackland Prairie Wildlife Management
TPWD - Austin, TX
Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative
Kirstin Neff - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Denver, CO
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
- Aiken, SC
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
- Austin, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot - Center Director - Dallas, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research San Angelo
- San Angelo, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Water Education Network
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Coastal Wetlands
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension/SeaGrant - Houston, TX
Texas Conservation Action Plan
TPWD - Austin, TX
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)
Texas Commission On Environmental Quality - Austin, TX
Texas Equine Incentive Program
- Austin, TX
Texas Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Texas Prairie Wetlands Project (TPWP)
Taylor Abshier - Biologist - Richmond, TX
Texas Private Lands and Habitat Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Wildlife Division - Austin, TX
Texas Superstar®
Brent Pemberton - Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center - Overton, TX
Texas Water Resources Institute
- College Station, TX
Texas Wildlife Diversity Program
John Davis - Program Director - Austin, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
- Arlington, VA
Wildlife Habitat Assessment Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Grant Program
Texas Department of Agriculture - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Interest Rate Reduction Program
- Austin, TX