Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Federal Agencies/Foundations
Funder Name:
Natural Resources Conservation Service Colorado
Eligible Applicants:
Individuals/General Public
Relevant Project Area:
Endangered Species and Species Conservation
Habitat Improvement, Biodiversity, & Riparian Restoration
Invasive Species
Water Quality & Watershed Health
Environment, Natural Resource Management, and Human Health
Conservation & Land Acquisition
Funding Range:

Financial assistance payments through EQIP are made to eligible producers, to implement approved conservation practices on eligible land or to help producers develop Conservation Activity Plans (CAP) to address specific land use issues.
Payments are made on completed practices or activities identified in an EQIP contract that meet NRCS standards. Payment rates are set each fiscal year and are attached to the EQIP contract when it is approved.  Payment rates for each conservation practice can be found at each NRCS State Programs website.


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mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.