Renewable Energy Production on US Native Lands

About this Dashboard This dashboard features current renewable energy production (wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric) on US Native Lands. It combines data from two sources: (1) the NREL Biofuel Atlas 2019, which shows operable electric generating plants for wind, solar, and geothermal sources sourced from the Energy Information Administration (2017), and (2) “Tracking the Sun,” a […]

Crop Diversity on US Native Lands

About this Dashboard The Crop Diversity Dashboard is an estimate of the relative diversity of crops grown on tribal lands. We use the Simpson’s Index of Diversity to estimate crop diversity from both the variety of crops grown and their respective acres within each reservation, with 0 meaning no crop diversity and 1 meaning infinite […]

Species Richness on US Native Lands

About this Dashboard Water Stress Categories 0 Native Land Areas 0 Datasets utilized 0 Possible Visualizations 0 About the Data This data comes from the Species Habitat Richness 2008-2016 from USGS, which identifies the species richness for 43 species of amphibians, 163 species of birds, 72 species of mammals, and 54 species of reptiles. This […]

Agricultural Water Stress on US Native Lands

About this Dashboard This data dashboard summarizes data from the World Resources Institute, and the National Land Cover Database for Native Lands in the United States. It highlights the distribution and impact of water stress on agricultural lands within Native boundaries. The dashboard features detailed maps and interactive elements, allowing users to explore different water […]

Crop Diversity on Native Lands

Our new Cropland Diversity data dashboard is the first index of Cropland Diversity ever calculated and published for US Native Lands. What findings does this dashboard reveal? And why does this data matter?

Announcing Our New Storymap: Building Up Native Youth in Agriculture

How well-represented are Native youth in the overall population of Native agriculture producers? What difficulties do Native youth face when entering agriculture, and what resources exist to support and empower them? The Native Lands Advocacy Project (NLAP) is happy to announce our new storymap exploring these questions: Building Up Native Youth in Agriculture! One of […]

Conservation Reserve Program

About this Dashboard This data dashboard summarizes data from the USDA FSA conservation reserve program (CRP) for every eligible county in the United States since the program’s inception in 1986 (data for years 1987-2022). The data in this dashboard shows state and county averages in addition to yearly enrollment and rent totals. 0 Years of […]