16 U.S. Code § 3871a - Definitions
In this subchapter:
(1) Covered program
The term “covered program” means the following:
(D) The healthy forests reserve program established under section 6571 of this title.
(2) Eligible activity
The term “eligible activity” means a conservation activity for any of the following:
(A) Water quality restoration or enhancement projects, including nutrient management and sediment reduction.
(B) Water quantity conservation, restoration, or enhancement projects relating to surface water and groundwater resources, including—
(i) the conversion of irrigated cropland to the production of less water-intensive agricultural commodities or dryland farming; or
(3) Eligible land
(A) In general
The term “eligible land” means—
The term “eligible land” includes—
(4) Eligible partner
The term “eligible partner” means any of the following:
(E) A water district, irrigation district, rural water district or association, or other organization with specific water delivery authority to producers on agricultural land.
(H) An organization or entity with an established history of working cooperatively with producers on agricultural land, as determined by the Secretary, to address—
(i) local conservation priorities related to agricultural production, wildlife habitat development, or nonindustrial private forest land management; or
(5) Partnership agreement
The term “partnership agreement” means an agreement entered into under section 3871b of this title between the Secretary and an eligible partner.