publication . Other literature type . 2007

The Florida Ranchlands Environmental Services Project: Field Testing a Pay-for-Environmental-Services Program

Lynch, S.; Shabman, L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Resources for the Future (RFF)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The Florida Ranchlands Environmental Services Project (FRESP) was recently launched, which will field test a program to complement the existing restoration programs such as the Lake Okeechobee Protection Plan (LOPP), which uses public funding to build treatment wetlands, drill aquifer storage, and capture rainwater (to delay its arrival downstream). FRESP will pay cattle ranchers to provide environmental services that will benefit the lake. PES-1 (Payments for Environmental Services Associate Award)
Subjects
free text keywords: Cattle, Water management, Ecological restoration, Payments for environmental services, Program planning, Wetland, Ranching, Environmental services, Pasture management, PES, Florida, Environmental services project, Pay-for-environmental-services program (pesp), Lake okeechobee protection plan (lopp), Florida ranchlands environmental services project (fresp), Program design, Ranchlands, Ranchers, Funding, Documentation, Accountability, Water retention, Phosphorus load reduction, Wetlands habitat expansion, Ecosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale
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