HFRP: Healthy Forests Reserve Program

  • Who: landowners in eligible states.
  • What: helps landowners restore and enhance forest ecosystems—with a focus on certain species or habitats, depending on the state—through conservation easements and long-term cost share agreements.
  • Where: Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.
  • How: HFRP provides landowners 50 percent of the cost for their conservation practices if they enter a 10-year cost-share agreement.
  • Which federal agency: USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Landowners who agree to a 30-year easement receive 75 percent of the easement value of the land plus 75 percent of the cost of conservation practices. Those who agree to a permanent easement receive up to 100 percent of the easement value of the land plus 100 percent of the cost of their conservation practices.

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