Funding For Your Conservation Projects
Whitman Conservation District offers funding to help share the cost — or, “cost-share” — on eligible best management practices implemented within the District boundaries.
What’s a Best Management Practice or BMP?
BMPs are projects or methods of property management that are proven-effective to help keep our natural resources healthy and resilient. Some examples of BMPs include constructing fencing to keep livestock away from environmentally sensitive areas or switching from conventional tillage to minimal or no-till.
Eligible Best Management Practices Include:
- Armored Water Point (575) (water gap/animal crossings)
- Diversion (362) Livestock only
- Drip Irrigation (441)
- Fencing: Riparian or Cross-Fencing in Pasture/Range (382) (barbed, 4-wire & electric)
- Mulch Till (329B) (4-pass; up to 200 ac)
- Pipeline and Hydrant (516) Plastic/Steel Pipe installed
- Pond, Multi Purpose- Livestock/wildlife
- Pumping Plant (553) Livestock/wildlife-Electric; Hydraulic, Solar, wind, etc @ Board’s Discretion
- Residue Management (329A) (no-till, change in system, up to 200 ac)
- Residue Management (777) (direct seed; change in system; up to 200 ac)
- Roof Run-off Management (558) Gutters, downspouts, outlets
- Seed: Introduced Grass (SD16), Native Grass (SD17)
- Seeding (SG11) Grass seed
- Spring Development (574)
- Trough/Tank (614) with Gravel/Concrete
- Tree & Shrub Establishment (any program or non-program)
- Well (642) (livestock/wildlife)