NRCS Conservation Planner Designations
NRCS provides planner designations/certifications relative to Conservation Planning. These certifications are independent of the CTD Planner Certifications.
NRCS Planner Designations are at three levels:
For more information on the NRCS Planner Designation levels and requirements, please refer to the NRCS handout: NRCS Conservation Planner Designations.
FAQ's for NRCS Planner Designations coming soon!
NRCS Planner Designation Supporting Information
Webinar: NRCS Planner Certification Status and Information
Recording of Webinar (Recording Password: NRCS Planning 1)
Hosted by NRCS and CTD, this webinar goes over the new NRCS Planner Designation/Certification levels, qualification criteria, training opportunities, timelines, and provide a forum for Q&A by NRCS and the CTD. This webinar is for NRCS, Conservation District, and other planning partners interested learning more about the new criteria and what they need to do to get rolling.
- CD - Partners who are not on the USDA network may access these resources at: https://nrcs.box.com/s/btl1vsmw74qkxjon2r6qdmafdapc7sdl
- NRCS - Additional information is available on the NRCS Conservation Planner Designation Resources SharePoint site: https://ems-team.usda.gov/sites/NRCS_PROGRAMS/Pages/Conservation-Planner-Designation-Resources.aspx