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.

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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

North American Grasslands Conservation Act
The North American Grasslands Conservation Act will create a landmark voluntary program to conserve and restore threatened grassland ecosystems. The Grasslands Act is a new effort to reverse massive grassland loss and conserve America’s remaining grasslands. It will enable landowners and Native nations to ensure that healthy grasslands remain for future generations.

Prairie Conservation Forum Fall meeting September 22, 2022

Transboundary Grassland Partnership Workshop November 15-16

New on Resources page Genomic Evaluation of Bison paper

New on resources page Black-footed Ferret reintroduction tool

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 was May 24-25 Click here for presentations.

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