Conservation District Resources

Resources for CREP Technicians

Implementation materials for CREP Program Technicians.

Visit CREP Program Page

Welcome CREP Technicians

On this page:

2-CRP Handbook & Amendments

Below is the link to the 2-CRP Handbook for CREP through Amendment 9 (April 2014).

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 & 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 & 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.

Presentation Clips & Associated Documents

The following video clips were recorded during an inter-agency training in for CREP technicians (January 2016). View notes from the training.

Riparian Certification