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The Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) helps the owners of non-industrial private forests restore forests damaged by natural disasters. The EFRP does this by authorizing payments to owners of private forests to restore disaster-damaged forests.
Eligibility is determined through a review by the Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee. Funds are available if the damage caused would harm the natural resources on the land and/or significantly affect future land use.
Individuals are eligible recipients.
Approx Annual Funding Amount
The funding amount varies annually.
Cost Share Requirements
Up to 75% of implementation cost can be paid by the Federal government, as determined by the FSA, with the other 25% to be provided by the individual.
Funding is available when disaster has occurred.
Contact your local FSA agent to apply by finding your county’s information here.