Conservation District Resources

Welcome CREP Technicians

On this page you'll find handbooks, guides, policies, and other resources for administering the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in Washington State.

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2-CRP Handbook and Amendments

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.

Conservation District Implementation Guide


Forms (District and SCC)
Marketing and Outreach
  • CREP handout for landowners: 8.5×11 two-sided Word handout for print. Includes information on program incentives, eligibility, and enrollment. Follow these instructions to customize the handout with your district logo and contact information. Email Laura Johnson, SCC Communications Coordinator to request InDesign files of the template.
  • Re-enrollment Brochure: 8.5×11 tri-fold brochure includes FAQs about CREP re-enrollment and is available for conservation district CREP technicians to print and distribute to current CREP participants who are nearing the end of their contract.
  • CREPardy!: Download and use this interactive game to help others get a fun introduction to or refresher about CREP.
FSA and NRCS Materials
PIP Loans
Policy and Agreements
Practice Standards

Eligibility Maps

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.

Riparian Certification

The Washington State Conservation Commission's Center for Technical Development (CTD) offers planner certification programs, including a program for riparian planners.

Visit the CTD website to learn more.