Land Management

The Nebraska Land Trust works to refer landowners to appropriate local and federal resources and experts on issues that are of interest to our landowners. Here we have compiled a list of websites dealing with issues such as forestry, weeds, water, and wildlife and range management. Resources for finding grants and cost-share programs are also included and landowners are encouraged to contact these agencies for more information.

Prescribed Fire
Grassland Management with Prescribed Fire – UNL
– Prescribed Burning Handbook

Soil Health
Soil Health Case Studies
Soil Health Economics

Forest Health
Nebraska Forest Service – Homeowner and Landowner Services
Pine Tip Blight Video

Invasive Species Control
Nebraska Invasive Plants Field Guide
Nebraska Weed Control Association
Russian Olive Control Methods

Nebraska Rainfall Assessment and Information Network (NeRain) – View local precipitation maps and reports
Nebraska Water Resources Association
Nebraska Water Science Center – View information on Nebraska’s rivers and streams, groundwater, and water quality

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission – Open Fields and Waters Program
Nebraska Natural Resource Districts – Tree-Planting Cost-Share Program

Center for Grassland Studies
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs
Nebraska Cattlemen
Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition
Nebraska Society for Range Management

Drought Management
Drought Management Planning
Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch – A Planning Guide for Great Plains Ranches
U.S. Drought Monitor

Agricultural Land
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs (EQIP, CSP, ACEP)
Nebraska Natural Resources Districts – Cost-Share Programs for Irrigation Water Management

Agency and Local
Fontenelle Nature Association
History Nebraska
National Park Service
Nebraska Forest Service
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service
Nebraska Wildlife Federation
Niobrara Council
Sandhills Cattle Association
Sandhills Task Force
The Nebraska Natural Legacy Project
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
Wachiska Aubudon Society