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Research Project: Evaluating North Dakota Landowner Perceptions of Ecosystem Services From Their Grasslands

Location: Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory

Project Number: 3064-21660-004-017-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 31, 2021
End Date: Dec 31, 2021

Develop a strategy to consider the social implications of ecosystem services, to help NRCS improve and value conservation according to both environmental and socioeconomic criteria. Identify knowledge gaps and potential tools.

In collaboration with ARS scientists, the cooperator will analyze and publish data from a survey aimed at evaluating North Dakota landowner perceptions of ecosystem services from their grasslands and apply findings to current NRCS-CEAP ecosystem service valuation efforts.