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Grasslands and the Herds that Graze Them Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

By   /  March 30, 2020  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Grasslands and the Herds that Graze Them Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

Cattle play a vital role out on the landscapes for grasslands. They mimic in many ways what historic bison used to do. That’s why we need cattle out on the landscape. Marshall Johnson Vice President Audubon Society The Audubon Society knows all about the important role livestock play in protecting grassland habitat for birds and […]

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Dung Beetle Facts

By   /  February 3, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

While the narrator in this first video has some issues with what the dung beetle does and how it does it, there’s some great information in here about the life cycle of the dung beetle. Enjoy! Need something a little more serious? This next video covers how much manure cows produce, (18 kilos = 40 […]

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Coming to the Table to Create Grazing Solutions That Work For Everyone

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning, Water quality  /  Comments Off on Coming to the Table to Create Grazing Solutions That Work For Everyone

According to legend, the first Thanksgiving in North America was celebrated when two very different peoples sat down together to eat and give thanks. The folks in this video are following in that tradition, coming to the table with government agencies and others to create solutions good for wildlife and for the people who make […]

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Your Tree Planter is Saving the World – One Tree, One Planting Tube and One Weed Mat at a Time

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Consider This, NRCS  /  2 Comments

If you farm within the sprawling Chesapeake Bay Watershed or other sensitive watersheds around the country, there is a better than even chance, you’ve heard about USDA Riparian Forest Buffer Programs. These initiatives supported by the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership are actively working, in earnest, to take whatever strategies or financial measures possible, to […]

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