Grassland and Partner Links

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Note: Accuracy of information and views expressed on above sites are not controlled by the SD Grassland’s Coalition.

National Grazing Land Conservation Initiative

A nationwide, collaborative process to provide high quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis.

South Dakota State University

Animal Science Department & Department of Natural Resource Management & West River Ag Cooperative Extension Service Center

South Dakota Association of Conservation Districts – Grassland Management Project

SD Natural Resources Conservation Service

Federal agency that works with private landowners to help them protect their natural resources. The agency emphasizes voluntary, science-based assistance, partnerships, and cooperative problem solving at the community level through the locally-led conservation process.

Partners for Conservation

Improving the landscape …. through communication. Partners for Conservation is a private landowner organization which communicates and collaborates on conservation partnerships for working landscapes to benefit present and future generations

Society For Rangeland Management

Professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world.

University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center

Their primary research objective is the development and evaluation of forage systems for all classes of beef cattle.

Stockman Grass Farmer.com

Books on grazing and ranch management.

National Ag Risk Education Library

A major component of USDA’s risk management education initiative to help both producers and agricultural professionals quickly locate information, tools, and assistance relevant to specific risk management topics.

South Dakota Game Fish & Parks-Wildlife

The principle state government agency working to conserve wildlife and wildlife habitat on working lands.

South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources

The principle state government agency working to provide environmental and natural resources assessment, financial assistance, and regulation to protect public health, natural resources and the environment.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in South Dakota uses a “grass roots” philosophy to develop partnerships and programs that simultaneously promote wildlife conservation and profitable agriculture.

SD Pheasants Forever

Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs.

Audubon Dakota

An important partner in preserving healthy grasslands, the primary interest of Audubon Dakota is in birds on private land.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

The NFWF frequently partners with the Coalition to bring education programs and projects to livestock producers interested in both profits and sustainability of their operation.

The Nature Conservancy

TNC works in partnership with our state’s farmers and ranchers to promote good grassland stewardship.

South Dakota Soil Health Coalition

Working closely with the SD Grassland Coalition, the soil Health Coalition works to educate landowners on how to assess and improve the health of their soil.

South Dakota Cattleman’s Association

As an affiliate of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), SDCA provides a voice for South Dakota cattlemen on national issues affecting cattle production and marketing.

Partners for Conservation

Partners for Conservation embodies a grassroots movement of private landowners working with agencies, non-profit organizations, and policymakers to collaborate on conservation projects to sustain our working landscapes for present and future generations.

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