The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Wetlands Reserve Program. Cut-off dates are January 31, March 15, May 1, June 15, and July 31.
Wetlands Reserve is a voluntary program through which landowners can protect, restore, and enhance wetlands on their property. Landowners can enroll their land under a permanent easement option for a lump sum payment and up to 100 percent of the wetland restoration costs.
For more information, call the Letcher County Conservation District at 633-4488.