Governor Mike Beebe will formally announce a $30 million 
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
to benefit the Illinois River Watershed and volunteer landowners on
Tuesday, August 25, at 9:00 am at the Embassy Suites in Rogers.
Tuesday's announcement will include $24 million federal contribution
to be matched with $6 million in State and local funds. 
The Illinois River Watershed CREP seeks to establish or restore ripar­ian forest buffers and wildlife habitat buffers by planting native grasses, trees, and shrubs. The goal of the IRW CREP is to conserve, restore and protect water quality, enrolling up to 15,000 acres of eligible marginal pasture and cropland within the Illinois River Watershed.



We hope you can join the Illinois River Watershed Partnership on

Tuesday, August 25, at 9:00 am., for

a historic conservation program announcement.


To RSVP, please call 479-238-4671 or email deliahaak@irwp.org


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