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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Welcome

The Center for Native Grasslands Management (CNGM) was opened in 2006 by the University of Tennessee to provide the scientific background needed by producers and land managers to enable them to effectively establish and manage native grasslands. High priorities for research include forage production; biofuels production (and strategies for integrating them both); restoration of native grassland communities, particularly oak savannahs and woodlands; and wildlife conservation.

No information is valuable unless it is shared. The Centerís second major focus is to make information gained through research widely available throughout the eastern United States. We are working through Extension and partner organizations to share these results with producers, land management agencies, other researchers, and wildlife conservation organizations through publications, workshops, trainings, and field days. Please explore this website and feel free to contact us should you want to learn more.

ANNOUNCING:


Grassland Conservation Initiative

Visit the home of the Grassland Conservation Initiative.


Native Grass "College"

CNGM has developed an online "college" that can take you to the field and help you learn about managing native grass forages. Click here to view the first two courses.