CAP - Pollinator Habitat Plan (146)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Pollinator Habitat Plan (146) Education & TrainingConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
eFOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Pollinator Habitat Plan.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Pollinator Education: Bachelor degree or higher level degree in entomology, biology, ecology, or other wildlife-related discipline, or a Bachelors or higher degree in agronomy, agriculture, or other plant science with some course work in entomology.
Pollinator Habitat Experience: Two years experience in planning, design, implementation, inspection, or managing of beneficial insect habitat practices associated with this category, OR one year of experience plus an in-depth course on pollinators that includes the planning, implementation, management, and inspection of sustainable quality pollinator habitat.
Pollinator Habitat Plan Development: Develop a Pollinator Habitat Plan (146) that meets the criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Pollinator References: Provide two locations and customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency in planning, designing, installation/layout, and checkout of a diverse perennial native planting habitat or insectary supporting pollinators or a diverse community of beneficial insects for pest management.