For those enrolled in a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) or other conservation practices funded by NRCS, FSA, or the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Spence Restoration Nursery will be happy to help you with the native seeds or plugs required to complete your conservation plan.
We provide native grasses and wildflowers of Indiana genetic origin, preventing the problems associated with aggressive grass selections originating from western sources. We can provide the Yellow-tag Source Identified seed recommended for the CP-25 Rare and Declining Habitat practice.
Our local genotype seed is well adapted to the climate and soils of the eastern Midwest and helps support local business.
Spence Restoration Nursery can help with the following conservation practices:
Please contact us for your conservation seed needs. Email your specified seed mix or plug list to firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote.
This highly successful prairie restoration at Fisher Oak Savanna in Jasper County, Indiana is owned and managed by the NICHES Land Trust. It was seeded in late 2009 with an entirely Indiana genotype seed mix from Spence Restoration Nursery that was partially funded by Farm Bill programs. The installation has developed into one of the finest prairie dropseed dominated prairie restorations in the Midwest.