Emergency Watershed Protection

Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program Helps after Hurricanes

Dan Irrigation, USDA-NRCS, Water, Wetland

While Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana this past weekend, its effects have been felt this week in many other states, including parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. And this is a good time to remind landowners that USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) may be able to help afterwards through their Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP). If your area suffered damage from Ida, or …

Emergency Watershed Protection

Federal Program Helps Public after Hurricanes, Natural Disasters

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

With Tropical Storm Fred affecting areas of Florida, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida wants to remind landowners the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) may be able to help if your area suffers damage from this or any other storms during this hurricane season. The program can relieve imminent hazards to life and property caused by floods, fires, windstorms and hurricanes. Aid may include …

USDA Invests $103 Million to Protect Lives, Property After Natural Disasters

Dan Industry News Release, Weather

Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in fiscal year 2017 for disaster recovery efforts to help state, local and tribal units of government protect lives and property in disaster-affected areas following natural disasters.