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The Columbia SWCD office is shared with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. NRCS Oregon offers a variety of programs to help farmers, ranchers, family forests, Tribes, and conservation partners perform voluntary conservation on private lands. NRCS Oregon uses a Strategic Approach to Conservation to administer its Farm Bill dollars.

More information on current financial assistance for farmers, ranchers, and forest owners in Columbia County can be found here.

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