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Rangelands in the World

Rangelands in the World

Learn about ecosystems dominated by grasses and shrubs, collectively called rangelands, that span one-third of the world’s land surface.

Photo by: Liza Springmeyer
Human and Economic Dimensions

Human & Economic Dimensions

Understand complex rangeland issues related to ranch economics, ecosystem services, generational transfer, conflict resolution, and local knowledge.

Photo by: Amber Dalke
Large Landscape Conservation

Large Landscape Conservation

Learn about collaborative approaches to conservation and management that focus on preservation across expansive, interconnected ecosystems.

Photo by: Sheila Merrigan
Maintaining and improving rangelands

Maintaining & Improving Rangelands

Discover the importance of documenting vegetation and soil changes over time and learn about restoration strategies.

Photo by: Chris Bernau
Rangeland Ecology

Rangeland Ecology

Explores the complex relationships between water, climate, and fire and their impacts on the vegetation, animals, and soils across landscapes.

Photo by: Sarah Noelle
Rangelands on Indigenous Lands

Rangelands on Indigenous Lands

Investigate the importance of natural, cultural, spiritual, and sacred resources for Native peoples on North American rangelands.

Photo by: Amber Dalke
Wind turbines on open grassland

Uses of Range & Pastureland

Discover how multiple uses of rangelands provide many benefits to society.

Photo by: Mark Thorne