NB_450_23_2 - NB 450-23-2 TCH - Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria List Update
NB 450-23-2 TCH - Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria List Update
National Bulletin: 450-23-2 
Date: November 14, 2022
Subject: TCH - Resource Concerns and Planning Criteria List Update


Action Required By:   November 30, 2022
 
Purpose.   This national bulletin announces an update to the list of resource concerns and planning criteria presented in the States’ Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG). 
 
Expiration Date.   September 30, 2023  
 
Background.   The Conservation Planning and Technical Assistance Division, based on recommendations from the national discipline leads and approved by the National Technical Guide Committee, has updated the national resource concerns and planning criteria document in National Instruction (NI) 450-309-C, “Exhibits,” effective October 1, 2022. The updates include changes to the list of tools and planning criteria for the following resource concerns (and associated land uses):
  •   Sheet and rill erosion (Crop)
  •   Nutrients transported to surface water (Crop)
  •   Nutrients transported to groundwater (Crop, Forest, Pasture, Associated Agricultural Land, or Other)

Explanation.   State FOTG content managers must update the link to NI 450-309-C-309.20, “National Resource Concern List and Planning Criteria,” in their State FOTG, Section III no later than November 30, 2022. NI 450-309 provides policy and step-by-step instructions for adding the link to the FOTG, Section III. 
 
Contact.   Direct questions concerning updated planning criteria to the appropriate national discipline leads as noted in NI 450-309-C-309.21. 



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NOLLER HERBERT
Deputy Chief for Science and Technology




KAREN WOODRICH
Deputy Chief for Programs 

 
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