Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
Contracts can be for 15 years or permanent easements. CREP financial incentives include: Cost sharing of conservation practice installation Upfront incentive payments Annual soil rental payments Over the agreement lifetime, participants on average receive total combined state and federal payments per acre of $2,900 for 15-year contracts and $4,200 per acre for perpetual conservation easements on tilled land. However, these payments can range widely, depending on soil type and previous land use.
Applicants must be landowners in a CREP-eligible area, with land within 150 feet of a waterbody, with a cropping history in 4 of the last 6 years.
- Provide financial assistance to landowner, improve water quality, and maintain land in agriculture
Agriculture, Business, Food & Beverage, Forestry & Paper, Health & Mental Health, Parks & Outdoor Recreation, Sustainability
WI Climate and Health Program
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The Climate and Health Program studies climate change impacts people's health in Wisconsin and use that research to create strategies, tools, and trainings to help communities adapt to climate change and protect the health of all Wisconsinites.