NB_440_21_34 - NB 440-21-34 PGM – Notification of Easement Lesson Plans for Conservation Desktop (CD) Workflow
NB 440-21-34 PGM – Notification of Easement Lesson Plans for Conservation Desktop (CD) Workflow
National Bulletin: 440-21-34    Date: September 30, 2021
Subject: PGM – Notification of Easement Lesson Plans for Conservation Desktop (CD) Workflow


 
Purpose. To notify States of the development and availability of the new easement lesson plans to implement the workflow through CD.
 
Expiration Date.  September 30, 2022
 
Background.  The Easement Programs Division (EPD) recently completed the development of easement lesson plans to assist users in managing workflow associated with planning easement programs in CD and other associated business tools.
 
Explanation.  Easement lesson plans were developed to assist users in managing easement programs in ProTracts, National Easement Staging Tool, and CD. These steps include, but are not limited to, creating easement case files and practice schedules in CD and using the Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool and Select Application Tool. EPD has posted the easement lesson plans in the “Training” folder on the EPD SharePoint site at:

https://usdagcc.sharepoint.com/sites/nrcs_programs/epd/tng

A link has also been posted on the Conservation Desktop site https://usdagcc.sharepoint.com/sites/nrcs/intranet/SitePages/Conservation_Desktop.aspx for access to these lesson plans.
 
Contact.  For questions related to the easement lesson plans, please email the Easement Policy Branch at EasementSupport@usda.gov.
 
 

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JIMMY BRAMBLETT
Deputy Chief for Programs
 
 
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