The Mission of the Nebraska Land Trust

To foster the protection of agricultural, historical and natural resources on land in Nebraska, through education, partnering, and permanent conservation.

Five Generations of Stewardship Lead to Permanent Conservation of Historic Family Ranch

In the summer of 2012, much of Nebraska’s ponderosa pine forest was ablaze.  From the central Niobrara Valley to the western reaches of the Pine Ridge, historic drought, heat and wind created perfect conditions for the most destructive wildfire season in Nebraska’s recorded history.  [Read the full story]

NLT Recognized as a Leading Agricultural Land Trust with Invitation to Join PORT

In December, the Nebraska Land Trust (NLT) was invited to become a member of the Partnership of Rangeland Trusts (PORT), which is relatively small in numbers but very large in impact.  PORT is an alliance of eight agricultural-focused western land trusts dedicated to preserving America’s working farms and ranches.  One thing that distinguishes PORT members is their close and strong affiliations with their state livestock associations.  The Nebraska Cattlemen and Sandhills Cattle Association both serve on the NLT Board of Directors. [Read the full story]