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.

2014 Annual Report

The Nebraska Land Trust and landowners protected two outstanding native prairies – a tallgrass prairie in the Sandstone Prairies of southeastern Nebraska, and a Sandhills prairie that includes a riparian corridor along the Birdwood Creek, one of the Sandhills most pristine streams.

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NET and NRCS Provide Funding for Pines and Buttes Conservation

With passage of the 2014 Farm Bill, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) can provide 50% to 75% of the funds needed to purchase conservation easements on working farms and ranches.

In 2014, the NLT responded to this opportunity by submitting a “Pines and Buttes Preservation Project” grant request to the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET). This $900,000 grant (approved in 2015) will [Read the full story]