ACEP – ALE & WRE Funding Application, USDA NRCS Virginia
For ACEP ALE and WRE land conservation easements, here are the application due dates for NRCS FY-2017 funding. Please see the VA NRCS Easement Website for complete details and application forms.
(ACEP = Agricultural Conservation Easement Program)
December 22, 2016 – Agricultural Land Easements (ALE)
Two ALE application forms must be signed and submitted by December 22: ALE Entity Application CPA-41 and ALE Parcel Sheet CPA-41A, to the NRCS Virginia Easement Office. The full application package of documents must be submitted by January 31, 2017. ALE application forms are provided on . Note that several documents are needed from the landowner’s local USDA Service Center NRCS office.
December 2, 2016 – Wetland Reserve Easements (WRE)
An NRCS-CPA-1200 form and other eligibility documents are due from the landowner to their local USDA Service Center NRCS Office. Landowners should work with their local NRCS Offices.
The NRCS FY-2017 Virginia allocations are $1,992,193 for ALE and $511,488 for WRE.
Diane D. Dunaway | Easement Program Manager | 804.287.1634 | Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP): ALE, WRE, FRPP, WRP, GRP | Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) USDA Virginia |