NRCS ACEP Application Batching Deadline for New Mexico – January 29, 2016


Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) New Mexico will end its first, and potentially only, FY 2016 Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) application period on January 29, 2016. See the email below from Seth Fielder, NRCS Resource Conservationist, for more information:

“Hello Everyone,

The purpose of this email is to advise all interested parties that NRCS New Mexico will end its first (and potentially only) FY 2016 ACEP application batching period at 5 pm MST on January 29, 2016.

This batching date will affect both ACEP Agricultural Lands Easement (ALE, the FRPP successor) and ACEP Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) applications.

Although budgets are not final at this time, currently NRCS NM anticipates having approximately $687,000 available in ACEAP ALE funding, and about $150,000 in ACEP WRE funding.

ACEP ALE (like the old FRPP) is only available to qualified entities with established agricultural easement programs on eligible private or tribally owned lands (not individual landowners).

ACEP WRE (like the old WRP) is available to land owners interested in working directly with NRCS in placing a conservation easement on qualified private or tribally owned wetlands.

Additional information will be made available on the USDA NRCS easement program web pages soon:

If you have specific questions or potential projects/applications you would like to discuss, please be in touch we me, or Kristin Graham Chavez, ASTC for Programs.


Seth Fiedler

Resource Conservationist

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

6200 Jefferson St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

(505) 761-4416 – office

(505) 221-0981 – mobile

Posted in

Job: Technician/PhD student – study on nonlethal tools to reduce large carnivore predation on livestock in western states of the US

Start Date: February or March 2021  Compensation: Annual stipend, tuition, and health insurance  Description: Utah State University is seeking a Ph.D. student to conduct research as part of a large, collaborative team awarded a USDA Conservation…

Rangeland monitoring – why to monitor and resources to get you started

The value of monitoring land attributes are generally known among land stewards. The greatest value is in gaining an understanding of the soils, plants and animals you manage, documenting that information and then using that information to guide future decisions.

Join WLA to stay up to date on the most important news and policy for land stewards.

Become a member for free today and we will send you the news and policy developments critical to the economic and ecological health of working lands.

WLA works on behalf of landowners and practitioners throughout the West. We will never share your contact information with anyone.

©2019 Western Landowners Alliance • PO BOX 6278, Santa Fe, NM 87502 • 505.466.1495 • Privacy Policy