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Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)
This voluntary program offers landowners the options of permanent easements, 30-year easements and restoration cost-share agreements to protect, restore or enhance wetlands on their property.  State and local governments and organizations interested in WREP should contact the appropriate NRCS state conservationist at 859-224-7350 for information about submitting a proposal.
  
Division of Conservation
The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program and the Kentucky Soil Stewardship Program-Phase I TSA were created to help agricultural operations protect the soil and water resources of Kentucky and to implement their agriculture water quality plans. This program was established to help landowners address existing soil erosion, water quality and other environmental problems associated with their farming or woodland operation.
  
Conservation Reserve Program
This voluntary program allows agricultural landowners to receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource-conserving covers on eligible farmland.
  
Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP)
This voluntary conservation program for farmers and ranchers promotes agricultural production and environmental quality as compatible national goals. The program provides technical and financial assistance for the installation or implementation of structural and management practices on eligible agricultural land.
  
Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP)
This program encourages landowners to develop and improve wildlife habitat primarily on private land. It provides technical assistance and up to 75 percent cost-share assistance for establishing and improving fish and wildlife habitat.