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Author: Ritch Nelson

From Aldo to Bennett, Roots of Wildlife Conservation Run Deep

Posted by Ritch Nelson, Nebraska State Wildlife Biologist on June 20, 2016 at 11:06 AM
Through landscape conservation, both agriculture and wildlife thrive.

Through landscape conservation, both agriculture and wildlife thrive.

Two-thirds of the land in the lower 48 states is privately owned, and these productive working farms, ranches and forests account for much of our nation’s open space and wildlife habitat. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides technical and financial assistance to help agricultural producers integrate wildlife-friendly conservation practices on private lands.

We’ve seen lots of successes over the years, and I’ve written a poem that highlights these private lands successes as well as honors the roots of land ethic. Read more >>

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