NI_440_310 - NI 440-310 NRCS Program Ranking through Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART)
NI 440-310 NRCS Program Ranking through Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART)
 

               

NI 440-310 NRCS Program Ranking through Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART)

310.0 Purpose

310.1 Background

310.2 Best Management Practice

310.3 Resource Concerns

310.4 Definitions

310.5 Exhibits

A. Program Ranking Criteria for NRCS Publication—Amended October 2022

B. Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

C. ACEP-Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

D. ACEP-ALE-Grasslands of Special Environmental Significance (GSS) National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

E. ACEP-Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

F. Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) Program and AMA-RMA Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

G. AMA National Ranking Template--Amended November 2022

H. Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Classic and Renewals Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

I. CSP-FY 23 Renewals National Ranking Template—Amended November 2021

J. CSP General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

K. CSP-Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI) Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

L. CSP-MRBI National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

M. CSP-Long Leaf Pine Initiative (LLPI) Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

N. CSP-LLPI National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

O. Emergency Watershed Protection Program – Floodplain Easements (EWPP-FPE) Ranking Guidance

P. EWPP-FPE National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

Q. Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

R. EQIP General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

S. EQIP Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership (JCLRP) Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

T. JCLRP EQIP National Ranking Template Amended October 2021

U. EQIP-LLPI Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

V. EQIP-LLPI National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

W. EQIP-MRBI Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

X. EQIP-MRBI National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

Y. EQIP National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

Z. EQIP-NWQI National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

AA. EQIP WaterSMART Initiative (WSI) National Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

AB. EQIP-WSI National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

AC. EQIP Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) Golden-Winged Warbler Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

AD. EQIP WLFW Golden-Winged Warbler National Ranking Template Rev. October 2021

AE. EQIP WLFW Gopher Tortoise Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

AF. EQIP WLFW Gopher Tortoise National Ranking Template Rev. October 2021

AG. EQIP WLFW Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

AH. EQIP WLFW Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative National Ranking Template Rev. October 2021

AI. EQIP WLFW Monarch Butterfly Ranking Guidance Amended October 2020

AJ. EQIP WLFW Monarch Butterfly National Ranking Template Rev. October 2021

AK. EQIP WLFW New England Cottontail Ranking Guidance—Retired

AL. EQIP WLFW New England Cottontail National Ranking Template—Retired

AM. EQIP WLFW Sage-Grouse Initiative Ranking Guidance—Retired

AN. EQIP WLFW Sage-Grouse Initiative National Ranking Template—Retired

AO. EQIP WLFW Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

AP. EQIP WLFW Southwestern Willow Flycatcher National Ranking Template Revised October 2021                              

AQ. EQIP Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

AR. GLRI Invasive Species National Ranking Template

AS. GLRI Nearshore National Ranking Template Amended October 2021

AT. GLRI Wildlife Habitat National Ranking Template 

AU. Healthy Forest Reserve Program (HFRP) Ranking Guidance 

AV. HFRP General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

AW. RCPP - 2014 Farm Bill Covered Program Ranking Guidance - Amended Nov 2021

AX. RCPP-ACEP-ALE National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

AY. RCPP-CSP National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

AZ. RCPP-EQIP General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BA. RCPP-HFRP National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BB. RCPP-ACEP-WRE General National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BC. RCPP – 2018 Farm Bill Ranking Guidance Amended July 2022

BD. RCPP – 2018 Farm Bill Land Management and Rental National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BE. CSP WLFW Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

BF. CSP WLFW LPCI National Ranking Template Revised October 2021

BG. CSP WLFW Sage-Grouse Initiative Ranking Guidance—Retired

BH. CSP WLFW Sage-Grouse Initiative National Ranking Template—Retired

BI. Water Bank Program (WBP) Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

BJ. WBP National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BK. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Ranking Guidance

BL. CRP National Ranking Template—Reserved

BM. EQIP Disaster Relief Ranking Guidance

BN. EQIP Disaster Relief National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BO. AMA-Risk Management Agency (RMA) National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BP. Reserved

BQ. CSP WLFW Sage-Grouse Initiative (SGI) Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

BR. CSP WLFW SGI GRSG National Ranking Template Revised October 2021

BS. CSP WLFW SGI Gunnison Sage-Grouse (GUSG) Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

BT. CSP WLFW SGI GUSG National Ranking Template Revised October 2021

BU. EQIP WLFW SGI GRSG Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022 

BV. EQIP WLFW SGI GRSG National Ranking Template Revised October 2021

BW. EQIP WLFW SGI GUSG Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022

BX. EQIP WLFW SGI GUSG National Ranking Template Revised October 2021

BY. RCPP 2018 Farm Bill Entity-Held Easements National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

BZ. Reserved

CA. EQIP Soil Health Program National Ranking Template—Retired

CB. EQIP Honey Bee Pollinator Initiative Ranking Guidance—Retired

CC. EQIP Honey Bee Pollinator Initiative National Ranking Template—Retired

CD. ACEP-WRE Reserved Grazing Rights National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

CE. RCPP-ACEP-WRE Reserved Grazing Rights National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

CF. ACEP-ALE-GSS Hayed National Ranking Template—Retired

CG. EQIP Conservation Incentive Contracts (CIC) Ranking Guidance—Retired

CH. EQIP CIC National Ranking Template—Retired

CI. EQIP Edge of Field Ranking Guidance

CJ. EQIP Edge of Field National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

CK. EQIP Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry Ranking Guidance—Retired

CL. EQIP Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry National Ranking Template—Retired

CM. EQIP-CIC National Ranking Guidance—Amended October 2022 

CN. EQIP-CIC National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

CO. RCPP 2018 Farm Bill US-Held Easements National Ranking Template—Amended October 2022

CP. RCPP 2018 Farm Bill LM for US-Held Easement Restoration National Ranking Template

CQ. ACEP-WRE GLRI Nearshore Ranking Guidance—New

CR. ACEP-WRE GLRI Nearshore National Ranking Template—New

CS. EWPP-FPE GLRI Nearshore Ranking Guidance—New

CT. EWPP-FPE GLRI Nearshore National Ranking Template—New


  
   

   
  

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