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Benefit Details
Healthy Forests Reserve Program
Managing Agency U.S. Department of Agriculture

Program Description

The purpose of the Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP) is to assist landowners, on a voluntary basis, in restoring, enhancing and protecting forestland resources on private lands through easements, 30-year contracts and 10-year cost-share agreements.

General Program Requirements

To be eligible for enrollment, land must be private land or Tribal land that will restore, enhance or measurably increase the likelihood of recovery of a threatened or endangered species and must improve biological diversity or increase carbon sequestration.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

Applications are accepted at the local level. Minimum information is required. Applicants may submit a CPA-1200 form. To locate the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) office that services your location, visit the following website:

Program Contact Information