Welcome to the Great Plains Conservation Network

The Great Plains Conservation Network (GPCN) is a collaboration of non-profit and tribal organizations working together to conserve and restore the wildlife, habitats, and ecological processes of the Great Plains.

What we do

Learn more about our work across the plains.

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GPCN Annual Meeting February 25, 2022

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2022 News & Events

New on Resources page Genomic Evaluation of Bison paper

New on resources page Black-footed Ferret reintroduction tool

Greater Yellowstone Biennial Scientific Conference May 15-18, 2022 MSU campus in Bozeman, MT

Wind River Inter-Tribal Gathering June1-3, 2022 at the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming

21st Annual Montana Audubon Bird Festival  Wings Across the Big Sky   June 3-5, 2022   Yoga Inn in Lewistown, MT

Buffalo Field Campaign 25th Anniversary Celebration June 11, 2022 at West Yellowstone, MT

Montana Bison Association, Summer Conference   June 17 & 18  in Great Falls, MT

The 4th Annual Bison Worker Safety and Herd Health Roundtable July 6-7, 2022 at Pierre, South Dakota or virtually

International Bison Convention July 12-15, 2022 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

United Nations Declare 2026 the International Year of Rangelands & Pastoralists

New Department of the Interior Bison documents added to Resources page. Bison Conservation Initiative 2020 and Genetics Management Strategy

The Central Grasslands Roadmap Summit is May 24-25 The 2022 feedback process is now open. Click here to participate.

The Dakota Bison Symposium is June 23-25

Panel discussion on Grasslands and Savannahs at COP on Tuesday, November 9, 17:30 (GMT) Article and recording of the event available here

Transboundary Grassland Partnership–Global Vision, Local Action. October 19-21, 2021 (Northern Great Plains) — if you missed this workshop, most presentations were recorded and are at: Transboundary Grassland Partnership