North American Pollinator
Protection Campaign


Home Task Forces Agriculture      

NAPPC's Agriculture Task Force

Farmers and Their Stories - Peter Berthelesen

Pete's Story

Peter Berthelsen undertakes pollinator friendly rangeland methods on his farm in the Loess Hills of Howard County, Nebraska. Rangeland management, prairie restoration, wildlife habitat, and pollinator habitat are all part of his arsenal.
Learn more >>

Watch various videos shot on Pete's land.
Learn more >>
Consider Some of Pete’s Ideas for Success

Pete shares some key concepts that were valuable in developing and sustaining his pollinator friendly management practices.
Learn more >>
Pollinator Friendly Rangeland Practices

Prescribed fire and thoughtful grazing practices are used to manage and improve the rangeland on the Berthelsen property.
Learn more >>
Land Conservation Programs

The Berthelsens make use of several USDA conservation programs on their land.
Learn more >>
Benefits of High Species Diversity

The Berthelsens have learned that greater plant diversity yields higher quality wildlife and pollinator habitat.
Learn more >>
Neighbors Working Together

Pete is known within the local community for promoting and implementing pollinator habitat conservation.
Learn more >>


Find helpful links to additonal pollinator friendly farming resources.
Learn more >>