The Conservation Excellence Grant Program (CEG Program) provides financial and technical assistance for the implementation of best management practices (BMPs), including riparian buffers, on agricultural operations in high-priority locations within the Commonwealth through grants, loans and tax credits, or a combination of all three.

Priority locations as follows and in this order:

Tier 1 (Lancaster and York)
Tier 2 (Bedford, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin and Lebanon) and Tier 3 (Adams, Bradford, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lycoming, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Susquehanna and Tioga)

More information on the program is available hereĀ