conservation planning services
North raccoon River Watershed
LT Leon Associates, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS), is offering conservation planning services for your farmland located within the North Raccoon River Watershed. Funding for these services is provided by IDALS. Learn more below!
What is a conservation plan?
A conservation plan is developed and implemented to improve the management of natural resources on your farm while providing for the sustainable productivity of your farm. The goals often include reductions of soil erosion, improvements in water quality, and enhancing local ecosystems.
What typically goes into a conservation plan?
Typically, a conservation plan will include the following:
- Landowner goals and objectives for land improvement
- Mapping - Aerial, Topography, Soils, Water Resources
- Landowner decisions including prioritized Best Management Practices (BMPs) based on cost/benefits
- Conservation Plan Map showing locations of BMPs
Why obtain A conservation plan?
A conservation plan provides a roadmap for maintaining and enhancing a sustainable agricultural operation. Some potential benefits of obtaining a conservation plan include:
- Provides a baseline understanding of existing conditions
- Implemented BMPs can lead to improved yields
- Landowner may be eligible for potential funding opportunities to implement BMPs
- Improvements that protect local resources often increase land value
PRODUCTIVITY. LEGACY. PRIDE.
If you'd like to learn more about this opportunity to receive conservation planning services, please contact Luis Leon with LT Leon Associates or fill out the form below. We look forward to speaking with you about your land.
Luis Leon, 515-422-7016, firstname.lastname@example.org