Toolkit Tags

Working Lands

Working lands not only provide ecological and intrinsic values – they are offer security and protection of the county’s sources of foods and fiber and jobs for millions of Americans.

Working Lands – Agriculture

Generally synonymous with farmland or cropland, agricultural land is typically devoted to the systematic propagation of livestock and production of crops—to produce food and associated goods.

Working Lands – Aquaculture

Aquaculture refers to the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of plants and animals in all types of water environments.

Working Lands – Forests

Working forests typically describe lands where forest products are actively harvested. Increasingly in the conservation community management for ecosystem services.