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Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides assistance to land users, communities, units of state and local government, and other Federal agencies in planning and implementing conservation systems.

The purpose is to reduce erosion, improve soil and water quality, improve and conserve wetlands, enhance fish and wildlife habitat, improve air quality, improve pasture and range condition, reduce upstream flooding and improve woodlands.

NRCS Provides technical assistance through staff, standards, and specs, technical training, etc.

NRCS is organized under a Chief and Associate Chief according to geographical region and supporting staff.

Learn more about NRCS programs and activities by visiting

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