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Cooperative soil conservation and flood prevention projects.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

Cooperative soil conservation and flood prevention projects.

Hearings before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, second session, on S. 2549, a bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with States and local agencies in the planning and carrying out of works of improvement for soil conservation, and for other purposes. January 14, 15 and February 15, 1954

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil conservation -- United States,
  • Flood control -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    George D. Alken, chairman

    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 121 p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16859992M
    LC Control Number54061403

    Categorization of soil and water conservation measures according to the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) initiative: (a) agronomic measures such as mixed cropping, contour cultivation, mulching, etc. which: (1) are usually associated with annual crops, (2) are repeated routinely each season or in a rotational. The U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) manages the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program, authorized by Congress in The purpose of this program is to provide technical and financial assistance to public entities for planning and implementing authorized projects that: Protect watersheds; Mitigate floods.

    Floods can be controlled by redirecting excess water to purpose-built canals or floodways, which in turn divert the water to temporary holding ponds or other bodies of water where there is a lower risk or impact to flooding. Examples of flood control channels include the Red River Floodway that protects the City of Winnipeg (Canada) and the Manggahan Floodway that protects the City of Manila. Flood control and soil conservation § Flood control and soil conservation. 1. The board of supervisors shall have power to, and may, appropriate and pay out for the general improvement of agriculture and the soil such sums as it may deem proper for the expense of creating and maintaining soil conservation districts, and assisting.

    Progress map, national cooperative soil survey, Watershed protection and flood preventions, resource conservation and development, Maine. Soil Conservation Service - Rourke, R. V. (Robert Vincent) - Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Date: ; 1 2. Results per page. Sec. 22a (Formerly Sec. ). Watershed soil conservation, flood prevention, conservation programs. Definitions. As used in sections 22a to 22a, inclusive, “works of improvement” means any undertaking for: (a) Flood prevention, including structural, nonstructural and land-treatment measures, (b) the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water, including.


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Cooperative soil conservation and flood prevention projects by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Project sponsors access program assistance through the Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations component of this program. Project sponsors can use land treatment solutions or structural solutions, which require construction. An approved watershed plan must be in place prior to initiation of any corrective land treatment or structural solutions.

Cooperative soil conservation and flood prevention projects: hearings before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, second session, on S.

a bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with States and local agencies in the planning and carrying out of works of improvement for soil conservation, and for other purposes. Cooperative programs. Section a. Loans or advancements for financing local share of conservation districts, flood prevention or control districts, and soil or water conservation district, flood prevention or control district, or combinations thereof, or any other agency.

SWCDs are authorized by the Soil and Water Conservation District Act ( through NMSA ) to perform a variety of functions.

SWCDs conserve and develop the natural resources of the state, provide for flood control, preserve wildlife, and protect the tax base. Soils. Sign Up for E-mail Updates on Soil and Soil Health.

Click here to visit the current NRCS Soil Science Division Web Site for the most up-to-date and complete information. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Soil Science Division is the lead agency for the National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS), a joint effort of Federal and State agencies, universities, and.

The CCC was used by the USDA Forest Service for range and wildlife projects. Improvements were made for range cover and revegetation. The CCC also participated in wildlife development through the construction of refuges and stream clearing for fish propagation.

Soil erosion control, flood control, and forest research were other CCC duties. Programs NRCS Conservation Programs. NRCS's natural resources conservation programs help people reduce soil erosion, enhance water supplies, improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat, and reduce damages caused by floods and other natural disasters.

Subd. Assuming other conservation projects. (a) A district may take over by purchase, lease, or otherwise, and may improve, maintain, operate, and administer a soil or water conservation, erosion-control, erosion-prevention, water quality improvement, watershed protection, flood prevention, or flood control project in its boundaries undertaken by the United States or by a state agency.

The Gates Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a governmental subdivision of the State of North Carolina and is organized to exercise public powers under the provisions of the North Carolina Soil Coservation District Law, Chapter Article 1 as amended.  The District works in conjunction with the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The District Supervisors are charged with. The Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District, a political subdivision of the state of New Mexico, promotes the conservation, improvement and responsible use of the natural resources on the rural and urban lands within its boundaries.

Soil conservation is the prevention of loss of the top most layer of the soil from erosion or prevention of reduced fertility caused by over usage, acidification, salinization or other chemical soil contamination.

Slash-and-burn and other unsustainable methods of subsistence farming are practiced in some lesser developed areas.

A sequel to the deforestation is typically large scale erosion. South West Water in collaboration with a group of regional conservation charities, including the Westcountry Rivers Trust, have initiated one of the largest and most innovative conservation projects in the UK, called the ‘Upstream Thinking Initiative’.

The latest £11million programme focuses on 11 catchments across Devon and Cornwall. Resolution NO. F setting a public hearing date for JURUPA-PYRITE MDP LINE A-2, STAGE 1 project in accordance to SECTION 18 of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Act.

Resolution NO. Flood Prevention and Control Federal Grants Showing results of 18 for Flood Prevention and Control federal grants, government grants and loans. For detailed information on a Flood Prevention and Control federal grant including eligibility requirements or financial assistance, click the title.

(Record Group )(bulk ) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History General Records of the Soil Erosion Service and the Soil Conservation Service Records of the Office of the Administrator Records of the Office of the Deputy Administrator for Management and its predecessors Records Relating to.

The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question in the field. It prefers to support projects that address under-funded issues and geographic areas.

Approval of Projects Funded by the Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund H. Update on Impounding Structure regulatory action. Soil and Water Conservation Division I.

Division Report J. Lake Barcroft Watershed Improvement District's FY Budget. The approach by soil conservationists in the s is moving away from using mechanical works and structures in soil conservation programmes paid for by a government or a donor-funded project.

An example is the increasing awareness of the ineffectiveness of terracing programmes alone. Districts often team with other agencies to carry out projects.

Technical services and administration for many NRD programs are provided by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

State funding for flood control and soil and water conservation projects is administered through the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.

This bill would enact the Wildfire Prevention, Safe Drinking Water, Drought Preparation, and Flood Protection Bond Act ofwhich, if approved by the voters, would authorize the issuance of bonds in the amount of $4, $5, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law to finance projects for a wildfire prevention, safe drinking water, drought preparation, and flood.

Pavan Sukhdev is an Indian environmental economist whose field of studies include green economy and international was the Special Adviser and Head of UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative, a major UN project suite to demonstrate that greening of economies is not a burden on growth but rather a new engine for growing wealth, increasing decent employment, and reducing persistent poverty.planning, conservation planning, resource development, water management and flood prevention to farmers, community officials, and land developers.

While mostly a general information and technical assistance operation, NRCS also funds flood protection projects. In addition, NRCS can assist local officials with review of subdivision proposals. USDA-NRCS Wisconsin State Conservation Engineer Steve Becker speaks at the start of the Stakeholder Orientation meeting held in Cashton, Tuesday, August 4, for the planning project to .