About Us

Formerly the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative or GLCI, the National Grazing Lands Coalition was founded to provide high quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis and to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources. Established in 1991, the National GLC is carried out through coalitions of individuals and organizations functioning at the local, state, regional and national levels. The coalitions include livestock producer organizations, scientific and professional grazing resource organizations, conservation and environmental groups, and state and federal natural resource and agriculture agencies...

Want to Start a Coalition?

Many have asked us, "How do we get our own state Coalition started? How do we organize it?" Well, we now have document that will outline what to do!
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So What's a Pasture Walk?

Jim Munsch, an organic grass-fed beef producer, explains how pasture walks have become an important learning experience for producers as agriculture has changed.
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Current News

Out on the Land: Pasture land Soil Health episode sponsored by the NatGLC.

The NatGLC Announces Soil Health Grants

Cowgirl Legacy Lives in New Mexico

See our own Steering Committee Member, Ben Lehfeldt, in an episode of Out on the Land

Rangeland Restoration (video courtesy of NRCS)

Join the 2013 Grassfed Exchange Conference in Bismarck, ND, August 20th - 22nd.

Tapping into Biological Horsepower to Improve Soil Health - Webinar. June 11th, 2013 at 11 am Eastern Time.

A State's Perspective on Implementing the Soil Health Initiative on Grasslands - Webinar (1 Hour Conservation Planning Credit)

Agricultural Water: Protecting the Future of Our Nation


Since 1991...........

the National Grazing Lands Coalition has been advocating voluntary technical assistance!

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Soil Health Management Systems: Using NRCS Practice Standards

Soil Health Management Systems (SHMS) are a collection of NRCS conservation practices that focus on maintaining or enhancing soil health by addressing the four soil health planning principles: manage more by disturbing the soil less; diversify with crop diversity; grow living roots throughout the year; and keep the soil covered as much as possible.