LandPKS In Use

Rangeland Managers

LandPKS offers a suite of tools for ranchers and other rangeland managers. Identify your soil and ecological site. Measure BLM and NRCS-compatible indicators. Monitor soil health.

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A simple tool for rangeland management

With the LandPKS app, you can identify your soil and ecological site based on your location and your site data. Collect BLM-AIM and NRCS-NRI compatible vegetation cover and composition indicators. Monitor soil health with simple field observations. Keep data private or share with others on the Data Portal. For instructions on getting started with LandPKS on rangelands, download the user guide below.


Cattle pasture

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Soil and Ecological Site Identification

  • Identify your soil and site characteristics
  • Record slope, texture, and color for more accurate soil ID
  • Determine your ecological site and access quick link to The Ecosystem Dynamics Interpretive Tool (EDIT) (US only)
  • Access  infiltration rates and water holding capacity of your soil
Vegetation data collection

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Collect BLM-AIM/NRCS-NRI-compatible Rangeland Indicators

  • Complete 20-minute cover, composition, and height vegetation monitoring using a yardstick
  • View calculated and graphed indicators
Scenic cowboys

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Monitor Soil Health

  • Document field observations aligned with the Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health as well as NRCS In-Field Cropland Assessment
  • Store lab data with your field observations for easy reference
Scenic antelope

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Discover Potential Wildlife Species in Your Area (North America only) 

  • View a selection of species that may occur near your location
  • Compare species’ habitat with your data
LandPKS Learning

Learning Center

Find tutorials, videos, and helpful guides for using LandPKS. Learn more about the methods used in the app. Access student and teacher resources. Access helpful resources for managing your land.

Man using app in the field

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Training & User Guides

Videos and downloadable guides to quickly learn how to use LandPKS, as well as tech support.

Antelope standing in US grasslands

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Habitat Information

Factsheets and other helpful resources about the wildlife species living on your land. (US only)

Digging a hole

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LandPKS Modules & Functions

Descriptions and background information for each of the LandPKS modules.

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News, updates, and deep-dives into the LandPKS platform and resources for sustainable land management.  

LandPKS in the Field

Mobile App

Download LandPKS today for free and discover the value and potential of your land. Use this information to plan and track management actions, and to monitor soil health and vegetation indicators over time.

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LandPKS in the Field

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Start with the LandPKS app on your mobile device. Record field data and access soil information. Download the app for free.

LandPKS at your Desk

LandPKS Data PortalData Portal

View, edit, and download your data from your computer. Explore public soil information and data from LandPKS users worldwide.

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