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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Back From the Collapse

by Curtis Freese

American Prairie and the restoration of Great Plains wildlife 

June 28, 12 p.m. MDT

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2023 News & Events

Vast southern Alberta ranch will be preserved in largest private grasslands agreement in Canadian history

Save the Date – Transboundary Grassland Partnership Workshop December 6-7, 2023, Swift Current, SK

Save the Date – Native Prairie Restoration/ Reclamation Workshop February 7-8, 2024,  Saskatoon, SK

New Announcement from the Interior Department Good News for Bison

America’s Grassland Conference August 8-10 – Registration now open! 

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.

United Nations Declare 2026 the International Year of Rangelands & Pastoralists