Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan

Project Synopsis In the southwestern United States, the ongoing spread of invasive plants has significantly damaged rangelands, watersheds, and private property.  On the Navajo Nation, the impact of non-native weed species is a significant problem to their economy, natural resources, and cultural heritage.  Weed infestations reduce agricultural productivity, lower property value, increase habitat loss, and... Continue Reading →

Navajo Rangeland Inventories

Project Synopsis: For the Navajo people, grazing is an important aspect of their culture, seen as a historical tradition symbolizing their connection with the land.  To help manage grazing on the Navajo Nation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) conducts regular rangeland assessments on the quality and quantity of vegetation available for livestock.  These assessments are... Continue Reading →

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