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Win-win conservation. If it’s good for the bird, it’s good for the herd. With LPCI technical and financial assistance, landowners can improve habitat for both prairie-chickens and livestock, boosting ranch sustainability. LEARN MORE

Providing predictability. When you enroll land with LPCI, follow a sustainable grazing plan, and complete other conservation practices to benefit lesser prairie-chickens, you can run your ranch without fear of ESA regulation. LEARN MORE

Collaboration and partnership. More than 25 agencies, nonprofit organizations, universities, and private businesses have pooled resources and know-how to conserve rural agriculture and provide habitat for native wildlife. LEARN MORE

Science-based action. How do we know if our range management strategies are working? LPCI-funded research ensures we’re doing enough of the right things in the right places to achieve our conservation goals. LEARN MORE

LPCI succeeds through...

Win-Win Conservation

If it’s good for the bird, it’s good for the herd. With LPCI technical and financial assistance, landowners can improve habitat for both prairie-chickens and livestock, boosting ranch sustainability.

Learn More

LPCI succeeds through...

Providing Predictability

When you enroll land with LPCI, follow a sustainable grazing plan, and complete other conservation practices to benefit lesser prairie-chickens, you can run your ranch without fear of ESA regulation.

Learn More

LPCI succeeds through...

Collaboration and Partnership

More than 25 agencies, nonprofit organizations, universities, and private businesses have pooled resources and know-how to conserve rural agriculture and provide habitat for native wildlife.

Learn more

LPCI succeeds through...

Science-based action

How do we know if our range management strategies are working? LPCI-funded research ensures we’re doing enough of the right things in the right places to achieve our conservation goals.

Learn More

How does LPCI benefit lesser prairie-chickens and ranchers?

Conservation PlanningSustainable Grazing SystemsDrought ManagementPrescribed FireWoody Plant RemovalConservation Reserve Program Technical Support

Conservation Across the Range Report

Latest News

  • WAFWA to begin aerial surveys of lesser prairie-chicken habitat (3/15/2017) - NEWS: Aerial surveys of lesser prairie-chickens will begin March 17 and run through mid-May in five states containing habitat the bird needs to thrive. The surveys are conducted annually by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies to assess population trends .
  • 10 Things You Can Do for Lesser Prairie-Chickens (3/14/2017) - NEWS: Whether or not you own prairie habitat, there's still a whole lot you can do on behalf of lesser prairie-chickens and other prairie wildlife species.
  • Lessons from the Heath Hen (3/11/2017) - NEWS: Eighty-five years ago today, the last living heath hen was seen for the last time. Though the effort to save the heath hen was unsuccessful, it laid the groundwork for today's conservation efforts.

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