Our Klamath Basin
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
relief funding available to Basin landowners, producers
Department of Agriculture’s National Resources Conservation
Service, and the Klamath Project Drought Response Agency
have funding available for landowners and producers in the
Klamath Basin as part of local conservation and drought
funding is part of $41.8 million in conservation assistance
from the federal government meant to help agricultural
producers in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon
overcome the immediate impacts of drought. A portion of the
funds are specifically earmarked for the Klamath Basin.
funding is specifically for landowners or producers who have
not received a drop of water since Nov. 1, 2020, according
to Mark Johnson, deputy director of the Klamath Water Users
Association. Federally-owned land and land irrigated using
only groundwater are not eligible for the program. To learn
more about eligibility for the KPDRA’s 2021 Assistance
Program, the agency has provided more detailed information
on its website.
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