Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP)

What is the Voluntary Stewardship Program?

The Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) offers counties and agricultural landowners farm-friendly options for protecting fragile and/or hazardous natural resources — referred to as “critical areas” — in places where agricultural activity is conducted.

Rather than leading with regulations and enforcement, counties enrolled in VSP use financial incentives to voluntarily engage agricultural landowners with actions that protect critical areas.  

Voluntary Stewardship Team

Bill Eller
Disaster Assistance Program Manager
Levi Keesecker
Ecosystems Manager
Sarah Wilcox
Interim VSP Coordinator
(564) 669-1043