Jointly proclaimed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Environment, Native Prairie Appreciation Week (NPAW) is a weeklong celebration dedicated to raising awareness of our valuable grassland ecosystems across Saskatchewan.
NPAW is celebrated across the province with a variety of events, including awareness booths at Farmer's Markets, a social media campaign, a photo contest, and more!
Two webinars took place during NPAW:
You can still join in the fun but getting outside and exploring native prairie! Complete as many items as you can on our 2017 checklist and mail your entry to submit for our contest by Setpember 3, 2017!
Looking for some great info on native prairie? Check out Native Prairie Fact Sheet - Teacher Resource for a few knowledge nuggets!
SK PCAP once again hosted their Youth Poster Contest! There were more than 220 entries in the following age categories: under age 6, ages 7-10, ages 11 & up.
Click on the link to see Finalists in the NPAW 2017 Youth Poster Contest