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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in Illinois

Lake Michigan watershed is improved and Illinois NRCS has helped Cook County secure key acres of quality native habitat where wildlife can thrive.

Palmer Amaranth

Palmer Amaranth is an adaptable and invasive weed found in several IL counties since 2012. It was found on some land enrolled in USDA programs, like CRP and it's considered a serious pest that poses a potential threat to annual crops. Learn more..

Good Grazing Makes Good $ense

Find out what Graziers are doing in Illinois.

Conservation Client Gateway offers a new way to interact with NRCS

Conservation Client Gateway, a new public website, allows you to request technical and financial assistance, review and sign conservation plans, request and track payments for your completed contract items, and much more.

2014 Farm Bill streamlines, consolidates conservation programs

The bill continues to provide technical and financial assistance available to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. Learn more.


NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

Web Applications & Tools

A list of Web-based resources for access to natural resource data collected by NRCS.

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NRCS State Websites

Find local program and technical information on our NRCS state websites.

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