Learn more about what conservation ranching is, and why it can be good for birds and the environment
Grassland birds have suffered an unparalleled decline over the past half century, stemming from widespread development of North America’s grasslands. This calls for Audubon's action. To combat the negative effects of grassland degradations—and to keep grass on the landscape—Audubon has developed the Conservation Ranching Initiative. This market-based conservation approach offers incentives for good grassland stewardship through a certification label on beef products. For the first time, consumers can contribute to grassland conservation efforts by selectively purchasing beef from Audubon-certified farms and ranches.
The Audubon certification seal brings a broad market appeal that enhances demand by consumers that want options for beef that is sustainably raised and benefits wildlife habitat.
Where to Buy Products Raised on Audubon-certified LandFind Products and Retailers
Learn why you should carry products that meet the desires of your eco-conscious customers.
Learn more about what conservation ranching means for ranchers.
Your guide to Audubon's program to make cattle ranching prairie- and bird-friendly
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