LandPKS in Use

Urban Gardeners

LandPKS offers a collection of simple tools for urban gardeners. Identify your soil texture and water holding capacity. Plan and record gardening activities. Monitor soil health.

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An All-In-One Tool for Urban Spaces

With the LandPKS app, you can determine your soil texture and other site characteristics. Plan and track your gardening activities. 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 in urban spaces download the user guide below.

Benefits

Soil ID on urban farm

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Soil Identification and Site Characterization

  • Determine your soil texture and color 
  • Access estimates of the infiltration rate and water holding capacity of the soil at your site. View how these change with increased soil organic matter
  • Growing degree days
Digging

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Plan and Track Garden Activities

  • Planting dates and yield 
  • Weed and pest management
  • Nutrient management and compost applications 
  • Irrigation and rainfall 

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Monitor Soil Health

  • Track visual observations like soil compaction and biological activity
  • Store lab data with your field observations for easy reference
Bird in field

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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 habitat characteristics with your data
LandPKS Learning

Knowledge Hub

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.

Woman conducting soil survey in the US

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LandPKS Modules & Functions

Descriptions and background information for each of the LandPKS modules.

Cactus flower - education

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Education

Resources for K-12 teachers and students to use LandPKS to learn about and measure soil & vegetation.

From Our Blog

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

LandPKS Mobile App in use

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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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Upcoming Events

Details on upcoming LandPKS trainings, webinars, conferences, and other events.   

Antelope standing in US grasslands

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September 2020 | Date and time TBA

Habitat Webinar

North America

To introduce our new Habitat Module, we will be conducting a webinar training together with our partner, The Nature Conservancy. Though this iteration of the Habitat Module only features select species in North America, the webinar is open to all. Check back for more details and for a link to register as the event draws nearer.

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