ND Soil Conservation Organizations and Offices of Other Districts
Home page for North Dakota NRCS
North Dakota state office page
USDA Agricultural Research Service center in Mandan, ND, developing "adaptive and integrative practices for sustainable crop, livestock, and rangeland systems"
USDA-NRCS center for research on improving northern plains plants and landscapes
For link to their conservation tree planting assistance program, see the Conservation Assistance page.
ND Department of Water Resources (formerly State Water Commission)
Includes the Drought Disaster Livestock Water Supply Project Assistance Program
North Dakota ag information and programs
Includes permitting of animal feeding operations, water quality, and water testing
For link to their conservation financial assistance programs, see the Conservation Assistance page.
For those with an interest in ND geology
A USGS center conducting natural resources research, and a great source of information on ecology of the northern plains
Northern Prairie Ag Innovation Alliance (formerly Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Farmers Association)
A regional nonprofit organization providing information for producers on continuous, soil health-building production systems
A grassroots group organized to promote the health and sustainability of North Dakota's grazing lands
A competitive grants and education program. You can also go directly to their Resources and Learning page.
Youth and Consumer Educational Programs:
Information about The Regional Environmental Education Series, available for presentations in and out of schools
A program to teach students about agriculture from ND Dept. of Agriculture
A program to educate about how agriculture, the environment, and people connect
The destruction of soil is the most fundamental kind of economic loss which the human race can suffer. --Aldo Leopold