On this page you'll find handbooks, guides, policies, and other resources for administering the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in Washington State.
This handbook provides CRP policies and instructions to FSA State and County Offices, Technical Providers, and NRCS Regional, State, Area, and Field Offices for: adhering to general provisions and carrying out Agency responsibilities; contract eligibility, annual rental payments; and performing other CRP activities. Note that the Washington State pink pages are back.
The following links describe the stream miles that are currently eligible for the forested buffer practice under CREP. The zipped file contains the statewide shape-files.
The following materials were provided during an inter-agency training for CREP technicians (January 2016). View notes from the training.
The Washington State Conservation Commission's Center for Technical Development (CTD) offers planner certification programs, including a program for riparian planners.