Wetlands, with a little help

Reiger, George
November 1999
Field & Stream;Nov99, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p22
Features the United States federal programs which pay grain farmers who convert marginal cropland to wildlife habitat in either an annual rent per acre or fair market value for long-term or permanent easements. Partners for Wildlife; Conservation Reserve Program; Wetland Reserve Program; Emergency Watershed Protection Program; Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program.


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