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Arkansas Conservation Partnerships Series

A free virtual educational series funded by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Arkansas Conservation Partnerships branding image: Three oak trees on a hill, below that the UADA and USDA NRCS logos

Do you work in the agriculture industry with an interest in conservation? The National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) offers programs and partnerships that can be used to implement conservation practices in Arkansas.

What is the Arkansas Conservation Partnership (ACP) Series?

ACP Series goal is to integrate the efforts of the Arkansas Discovery Farm, Arkansas NRCS personnel, Conservation Districts and the Arkansas Soil Health Alliance with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture (UADA) virtual delivery to develop and deliver virtual and educational experiences to a statewide network of participants. 


Next Webinars:

Have questions about the WRE and ACEP programs offered by NRCS?

Then register with the links below to join us on Thursday, October 5, 2023, for two webinars. Register for both webinars to learn more about both programs. The WRE and ACEP webinars are 45 minutes each.

There will be a live Q&A session during both webinars.

October 5, 2023, 9:00 a.m. CST: WRE Webinar Registration Link

9:00 a.m. CST: WRE - Wetlands Reserve Easements help private and tribal landowners protect, restore and enhance wetlands which have been previously degraded due to agricultural uses.

October 5, 2023, 10:00 a.m. CST: ACEP Webinar Registration Link

10:00 a.m. CST:  The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program helps landowners, land trusts, and other entities protect, restore, and enhance wetlands or protect working farms and ranches through conservation easements.

Meet Our WRE and ACEP Speaker:  Alexis Cook





Speaker - Alexis Cook

Assistant State Conservationist (Easements). Alexis works with the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Host - Lee Riley

Environmental Science/Crop Management Program Associate
Crop, Soil and Environmental Science Department
UADA Cooperative Extension Center
Little Rock State Office

Introduction: Roles and Responsibilities

Arkansas Conservation Partnerships: Roles and Responsibilities

Arkansas State Conservationist Mike Sullivan with the USDA-NRCS briefly talked about the agency’s history, and some of its programs and partners.

Getting Started With NRCS

Arkansas Conservation Partnerships: Getting Started with NRCS

Adam Eades a NRCS District Conservationist in the Paragould Field Service Center and Jamison Murry a NRCS Resource Conservationist in the Lonoke County Field Service Center will share how to get started with NRCS.



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