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Private Forest Conservation Program

The Department's Private Forest Conservation Program (PFCP) provides a multi-year rental payment for maintaining and protecting native woodland habitat on private land.

General Program Guidelines

Landowners enroll in the PFCP through a conservation agreement and choose from two payment options:

  • Annual payment (3-6 year agreements) or up-front payment (7-30 year agreements).

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Landowner must agree to:

  • Allow the Department to sign and publicize the access acres as open to walk-in hunting.

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