Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida Ranchers Reminded about Panther Program

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

Ranchers in Southwest Florida are being reminded you may be able to get paid for helping the Florida panther. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida will provide technical and financial assistance for conservation practices that improve its habitat through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). But, the signup deadline is Friday, March 26. To be eligible for this Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project, a producer’s operation must …

Funding Helps Ranchers Conserve Florida Panther Habitat

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants ranchers in southwest Florida to know they may be able to get paid for helping the Florida panther. Federal, state and nonprofits have partnered to provide a suite of technical services and financial assistance to ranchers, from building fencing and treating invasive plants to compensating ranchers for loss of their cattle …