These practices will provide financial assistance to plant trees (hardwoods and/or conifers) on land currently used as cropland or pastureland to make a land use conversion to forest.

Eligible Components

  • Site preparation
  • Trees and planting cost
  • Other components deemed eligible

Cost Share and/or Tax Credit Rates

  • Cost-Share: 95% of total estimated project costs and $100-$250 per acre depending on practice and lifespan.
  • A forested buffer practice is also available.
  • Tax Credit: 25% of eligible out-of-pocket expenses, after Cost-Share payment

Contact the District Office to learn more!