USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Tennessee branch of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) uses natural resources conservation programs to help people reduce soil erosion, enhance water supplies, improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat, and reduce damages caused by floods and other natural disasters. Public benefits include enhanced natural resources that help sustain agricultural productivity and environmental quality while supporting continued economic development, recreation, and scenic beauty.

Conservation Technical Assistance Program and Activities

Easement Programs

Environmental Improvement Programs

Resource Inventory and Assessment

Stewardship Programs

Water Resources Programs

Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative