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Landowner Programs

Grassland Habitats

Managing, establishing, enhancing grassland habitat



Woodland Habitats

Managing native forest or establishing woodland habitat

Wooded Area


Wetland Habitats

Managing, establishing, enhancing wetland habitat

Cattails in a Wetland



Cropland management methods that benefit wildlife



Food Plots

Establishing wildlife food plots

Food Plot

Food Plots

Upland Habitats

Developing habitat for upland game, big game, etc.

Sage Grouse

Upland Game


Protecting or restoring water quality and related habitats (Save our Lakes Program, CREP)



Farm and Ranch Guide

Developing and Maintaining Wildlife Habitat on the Northern Great Plains

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PLOTS Payments and Agreements

Note: 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.

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