Regional Conservation Partnership Program

 

Call for Applications from Landowners: Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)

Through a partner effort, the Regional Conservation Partners Program grant "Building Resiliency in the San Juan - Rio Chama Region" was recently approved for $3.25 million in funding. This grant is a collaborative project to implement on-the-ground conservation practices on forest, range, and irrigated lands across a large region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, including the Alliance region. Funding is also available for conservation easements on private lands. The  program and application process will be managed by the East Rio Arriba Soil and Water Conservation District. 


The first round of applications for the RCPP are due August 17, 2018.


Open House on July 24th from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Event will be hosted by the East Rio Arriba Soil & Water Conservation Disctrict and those attending will be able to meet with Norman and discuss any questions about the RCPP.


Please download and print the following documents:

Background Information (20 pgs) - Please print and complete the last page of this file and submit with the application.
Application (10 pgs)

Mail application to:
Application should total 11 pages

East Rio Arriba Soil & Water
19283 US Hwy 84/285, Ste. 112
Hernandez, NM 87537

For questions about program eligibility, application process, or project implementation please contact:

Norman Vigil (Project Manager)
Norman.vigilsr@outlook.com
575-684-0042
505-967-8760

Marcos Valdez (ERASWCD District Manager)
marcos.valdez@nm.nacdnet.net
505-753-0477

For questions about conservation easements, please contact:

Connor Jandreau (Conservation Project Manager)
New Mexico Land Conservancy
P.O. Box 6759
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-986-3801
505-470-3745