Two-stage ditches are drainage ditches that have been modified by adding floodplain benches within the overall channel. These benches mimic a natural floodplain zone.
Wetland Reserve Easements
Wetland Reserve Easements help private and tribal landowners protect, restore, and enhance wetlands which have been previously degraded due to agricultural uses.
Structure for Water Control
A structure for water control conveys water, controls the direction or rate of flow, maintains a desired water surface elevation, or measures water.
Heavy Use Area Protection
Heavy Use Area Protection is a way to stabilize a ground surface that is frequently and intensively used by people, animals, or vehicles.
The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program helps landowners protect, restore, and enhance wetlands, grasslands, and working agriculture operations through conservation easements.
This video explores how Tyler and Trevor Houlden implemented a diversion conservation practice on their 50-acre vegetable farm in of North Grafton, Massachusetts.
Firebreak is designed to prevent the progress of forest fires and provide access to inner areas of the forest to fight such fires.
Irrigation Water Management
Irrigation water management is paired with irrigation systems to ensure efficiency This video explores how Raghbir Atwal of Yuba City, is using irrigation water management on his orchard.
Forage and Biomass Planting
Forage and biomass planting is used to create additional feed for livestock. This video explores how Kenny Sites of Sheridan, AR, is using this practice to support his grazing plan.