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Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)


The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) is a component of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). CREP is a public-private partnership program, allowing states, Tribal governments, non-profit and private entities to partner with UDSA to implement CRP practices that address high priority conservation and environmental objectives. Partners work with FSA to develop CREP agreements designed to address conservation goals on agricultural lands in specific geographic areas. Possible conservation practices that can be implemented include riparian buffers, filter strips, wetlands, and pollinator plantings. Partners work with FSA to define practices that achieve substantial on-site and off-site natural resource benefits targeting one or more of the following goals:

  • Restore/establish wildlife habitat
  • Enhance water quality
  • Reduce soil erosion
  • Enhance air quality
  • Restore/enhance wetlands
  • Increase control of critical invasive species
  • Enhance critical threatened and endangered plant and animal species survival.

FSA encourages CREP agreements that target multiple natural resource concerns to maximize conservation benefits

CREP Facts.pdfWheeler SWCD CREP Brochure.pdf


Wheeler SWCD is a Technical Service Provider (TSP) for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA). Contact.

For more information contact Brooke Moore at Wheeler SWCD or Farm Service Agency in Condon.


Informational webpages about CREP: