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Look here for photos and descriptions of most of the trees and shrubs sold by the Soil Conservation District.

Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs.

LINCOLN-OAKES NURSERY is owned and operated by the North Dakota Association of Soil Conservation Districts.  The Nursery's goal is to provide adapted quality plant materials for use in the Central and Northern United States for conservation, wildlife, and restoration plantings.  The North Dakota Association of Soil Conservation Districts, which owns and operates the nursery, is a non-profit agricultural corporation consisting of 55 North Dakota soil conservation districts. It is directed by a 10 member Board of Directors. 

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is the nonprofit organization that represents America’s 3,000 conservation districts and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. Conservation districts are local units of government established under state law to carry out natural resource management programs at the local level. Districts work with millions of cooperating landowners and operators to help them manage and protect land and water resources on all private lands and many public lands in the United States.



North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality

NDSU Extension Service

In 2014, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act. It created the Cooperative Extension Service, a state-by-state network of educators to extend university-based research and knowledge to the people. 

NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center

The Carrington Research Extension Center conducts research and educational programs to enhance the productivity, competitiveness, and diversity of agriculture in central North Dakota. The research effort focuses on traditional crop variety evaluation, crop production and management, alternative crop development, cropping systems, irrigation, integration of crop and livestock production, intensive cow/calf production, beef cattle feeding, feedlot management, bison nutrition, foundation seedstocks production, and fostering development of new agricultural enterprises. 

Central Grasslands Research Extension Center

Located six miles northwest of Streeter, North Dakota, Central Grasslands REC serves 18 counties in the Missouri Coteau.  One of seven Research Extension Centers in the NDSU Agricultural Experiment Station system, the Center is made up of 5,335 acres of mixed-grass prairie and cropland in Stutsman and Kidder Counties.  The Center also provides facilities, study sites, and support for graduate students conducting research. The Center hosts an Annual Field Day in the summer and a Research Review in the winter

North Dakota State Soil Conservation Committee

Aaron Field, State Soil Specialist


The North Dakota State Soil Conservation Committee assists with administrative matters and provides program planning assistance to the soil conservation districts in the state of North Dakota.

Jamestown, North Dakota

The city of Jamestown is located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and Highway 281 midway between Bismarck (State Capitol) and Fargo (Largest City). Located in the valley where the James and Pipestem rivers meet the city has a population of about 16,000...

North Dakota Forest Service

The mission of the NDSU-North Dakota Forest Service is to care for, protect and improve forest and natural resources to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations.

The Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world. NRCS has soil maps and data available online for more than 95 percent of the nation’s counties and anticipates having 100 percent in the near future. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information. 

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