PLOTS sign in wetland

Landowner Programs

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Managing, establishing and enhancing grassland habitat

Managing native forest or establishing woodland habitat

Managing, establishing and enhancing wetland habitat

Cropland management methods that benefit wildlife

Establishing wildlife food plots

Managing expiring CRP for pheasants (pdf)

Developing habitat for upland game, big game, waterfowl and other grassland nesting birds

Protecting or restoring riparian habitat, lake shoreline or water quality

PLOTS Payments and Agreements

PLOTS provides financial and technical assistance to private landowners for habitat protection, enhancement and development. Landowners accepting assistance through PLOTS agree to allow public access for walk-in hunting. Payment structures, payment types and agreement lengths vary depending on type of agreement and land use. Payments may be one-time, upfront or annual and agreement lengths vary from two years up to 30 years. Cost-share for developing or enhancing habitat is also available. Please contact a biologist in your area for specific details and program information or click Contact Me and a biologist will get in contact with you.

Wildlife Food Plots

Wetland Reserve Easement Incentive

Private Forest Conservation Program

Habitat Plot Program

CRP Access Program

Working Lands Program

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) – North Dakota Riparian Project

Shrub and Tree Planting Cost Share Option



Additional Resources (Federal programs, hunting signs, etc.)

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Depredation Assistance

General Information

Canada Goose Depredation Permits

Canada Goose Agricultural Depredation Control FAQs