Jointly proclaimed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Environment, Native Prairie Appreciation Week is a weeklong celebration dedicated to raising awareness of our valuable grassland ecosystems across Saskatchewan.
The Youth NPAW Poster Contest was back by popular demand! Entries are now closed. There were a whopping 439 poster entries in 2016, thanks to everyone for your great artwork!!!
Huge Thank you to the Poster Contest Prize Sponsors:
Cypress Hills Destination Area, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Eco-Adventures 360 Collective, Agriculture in the Classroom, Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association, Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Intrepretive Centre, Friends of Wascana Marsh, Saskatchewan Science Centre, Grasslands National Park, Prairie Wind and Silver Sage, RCMP Heritage Centre, SaskOutdoors, Swift Current Museum, Zippity Zoom Toys.
2016 Poster Contest Winners
Age 7 and Under
1st - Hayden Shipp, age 7
2nd - Ty Schmidt, age 7
3rd - Cameron Davidson, age 6
1st - Orestes Sophocleous, age 10
2nd - Keaton Starr, age 10
3rd - Kaycee Nord, age 10
Age 11 and Up
1st - Maria Clouthier, age 12
2nd - Arden Labatt, age 12
3rd - Emily Henderson, age 12
Are you looking for more information about native prairie? Perhaps you're a teacher interested in sharing facts about this valuable natural resource? Check out our #NPAW16 factsheet now! Native Prairie Fact Sheet - Teacher Resource
SK PCAP hosted prairie awareness booths at Farmer's Markets during NPAW, including the Saskatoon Farmer's Market, the Regina Farmer's Market, and the Swift Current Market Square.
The 2016 NPAW featured many exciting things including the Annual SRM NPAW Tour and Kids Discovery Tour on June 16 and 17 in Maple Creek, SK.