(Farmington) The Missouri Department of Natural Resources encourages landowners who are interested in supporting conservation efforts to consider several funding opportunities now available.
The list includes seven projects with the Regional Conservation Partnership Program of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
One of those projects is in part of the listening area.
Applications for this round of program funding must be received by November 17th.
Visit farmers.gov/working-with-us/service-center-locator to find and contact your local office for more information about these programs and projects.
Restoring Glade and Woodland Communities for Threatened Species in the Ozarks of Southeast Missouri is a restoration effort for glade, woodland and forest habitats on private land for at-risk species such as the Indiana Bat, Gray Bat, Mead’s Milkweed, Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, Ozark Hellbender and the Grotto Sculpin.
This project is open to landowners in Bollinger, Iron, Madison, Perry, Reynolds, Shannon, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve and Wayne counties.