Evaluation of Farm Bill Programs to benefit Lesser Prairie-Chicken
By: Anne Bartuszevige and Alex Daniels
Farm Bill conservation programs administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service provide some of the best opportunities for conservation and restoration of prairie ecosystems essential for LEPC survival. The purpose of this project was to evaluate the potential for Farm Bill programs included in the LPCI to provide benefit to LEPC. The results demonstrate the importance of Farm Bill programs to conservation of LEPC and support current conservation efforts to target grassland conservation at expanding blocks of grassland to increase size and connectivity.
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