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Agriculture Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)

  1. This USDA program provides financial and technical assistance to help conserve agricultural lands and wetlands. Under the Agricultural Land Easements component, NRCS helps American Indian tribes, state and local governments, and non-governmental organizations protect working agricultural lands and limit non-agricultural uses of the land. Under the Wetlands Reserve Easements component, NRCS helps to restore, protect, and enhance enrolled wetlands. [More information at: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/easements/acep/]