Lands / Landowner Programs
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has funding to work with private landowners to conduct projects that benefit sage-grouse as well as enhance their agricultural operation. For more information, see the link below.
There are several programs available in Idaho that provide financial and technical assistance to landowners to maintain, develop, or improve fish and wildlife habitat on their lands. State programs include the Habitat Improvement Program (HIP) and Access Yes!. Federal and nongovernmental programs and grants are also available.
Any private landowner is eligible to participate in some kind of private lands program. Idaho Fish and Game habitat biologists can provide guidance to landowners about the benefits and types of improvements that can be done on their property. Benefits range from improved hunting opportunities for your family to increased land value.
Habitat biologists provide technical assistance at no cost to the landowner. Technical assistance includes: