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Title: Counties Eligible for Iowa Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program


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Counties Eligible for Iowa Conservation Reserve
Enhancement Program
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Site Identification
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Section by section county-wide search
  • Terrain analysis models
  • Landowner Inquiries
  • CREP Field Specialists
  • Local SWCD or NRCS staff

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CREP Site Criteria
  • Buffer Wetland ratio not to exceed 41

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GIS Coverages Used
  • Digital Elevation Models (DEMs)
  • Aerial Photography
  • Drainage Districts Tile Drainage
  • Common Land Unit (CLU)
  • Hydrology
  • Soils
  • Animal Feeding Operations
  • Threatened Endangered Species
  • Airports
  • Major Pipelines
  • Major Powerlines

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Iowa Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
Drainage District Boundary
Hydric Soils
Subsurface Tile Drain
CREP Wetland
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Tile Outlet
Potential Site Location
Identify Potential Site
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Delineate Stream Network
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Delineate Watershed
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Potential Site Location
Create One-Foot Contours Using Digital Elevation
Models
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Deep Water
Wetland
Buffer
Delineate Wetland Area Using Contours
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Negotiate Easement Boundary
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