The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources District (MNNRD) in Cherry County, Valentine, Nebraska was awareded a technical assistance grant from NACD.
This is the third year of the NACD technical assistance grant program, which was created with funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to help increase staffing at the field level and provide conservation services to farmers, ranchers, and local communities.
MNNRD will use TA 2020 grant funding to provide technical assistance for engineering services in the Long Pine Creek Watershed (LPCW), Brown County, Nebraska in assisting the USDA NRCS local field office in final design and permitting for EQIP applications addressing stream erosion, water quality issues, streambed degradation, and excess sedimentation.
To find out more information regarding the TA 2020 NACD grant, click the following link: TA 2020 NACD Press Release
To view an interactive map of NACD awarded funding throughout the U.S. and more information regarding NACD, click on the following link: https://www.nacdnet.org/technical-assistance-grants/