WELCOME to the website of the
NOTE: this website is under development NOV-DEC 2016
Check out the events calendar (click) in 2017 for outings, news updates and much more!
Norbeck Meeting at SDSMT 5:30pm - January 12, 2017: Meet with Greg Schroeder, Wind Cave National Park Chief of Resource Management, to discuss elk and vegetation management at the park including the current elk reduction project
NORBECK SOCIETY'S ADOPT AN ALLOTMENT PROJECT
Become a citizen scientist with the Norbeck Society and contribute to long-term health of vegetation, wildlife habitat and other natural resources on public lands in the Black Hills by adopting a grazing allotment!
What would I do?
---Focus on an allotment/area in the Black Hills you know and enjoy OR take assignment of an allotment/area easy for you to visit
--- Be trained by Norbeck Society in Robel pole protocol to measure residual herbage (calibrated for the Black Hills)
---Collect residual herbage/Robel data at least once a year in your adopted allotment and make observations on livestock and wildlife locations
---Submit data and observations to Norbeck Society for annual compilation, analysis, and reporting of all citizen data
| February - April 2017
|| Informational and organizational meetings throughout the Black Hills, including classroom training|
| May - June 2017
|| Field training|
| June - October 2017
|| Citizens collect data/observations and submit to Norbeck Society|
| December 2017
Final 2017 report completed by Norbeck Society and shared with citizens, organization, agencies.
Prepare for 2018 Adopt an Allotment project!
Interested? Questions? See more information under the Issues/Grazing tab of this website
Contact Beth Burkhart, Norbeck Society Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org and watch this webpage for informational/organizational meeting dates and locations