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!
SK PCAP will be on-site at the following Farmer's Markets:
Two webinars are taking place during NPAW:
Looking for the best way to appreciate native prairie in Saskatchewan? Get outside and explore with our 2017 checklist! Complete as many items as you can, mail your entry and submit by September 3, 2017!
Get Outside and Explore Native Prairie 2017 Checklist
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!
Entries were welcome until the post-mark deadline of June 1, with prizes for categories under age 6, ages 7-10, ages 11 & up. Thanks to everyone who entered, we will share winning entries during NPAW!
Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan (NPSS) has planned two field tours near Saskatoon during NPAW.
Northeast Swale Prescribed Fire Tour: June 21, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm
Biddulph Natural Area Tour : June 25, 2017, 1-4 pm
See details here : Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan Field Trips