2018 Native Prairie Appreciation Week

Saskatchewan's 20th Native Prairie Appreciation Week is June 17-23, 2018!

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. We are proud to be in our twentieth year of celebrations!

NPAW is celebrated across the province with a variety of events, including booths at Farmer's Markets, a social media campaign, a photo contest, a youth poster contest, and more! Stop by and visit us at:

  • Saskatoon Farmer's Market - June 17
  • Regina Farmer's Market - June 20
  • National Aboriginal Day - Regina City Square Plaza - June 21
  • Swift Current Market Square - June 23

Join us for "The Missouri Coteau: 10,000 Years in the Making" - the 17th Society for Range Management-Prairie Parkland Chapter Annual Tour.

June 21-22, 2018 in Beecky, SK

For more information or to register, see the poster!

You can join in the fun by getting outside and exploring native prairie! Complete as many items as you can on our 2018 checklist and mail your entry to submit for our contest by August 31, 2018!

Native Prairie Appreciation Week: Get Outside and Explore Checklist

Looking for some great info on native prairie? Check out the Native Prairie Fact Sheet for a few knowledge nuggets!

2018 Youth Poster Contest

We are having our Youth Poster Contest again this year! 

2018 Youth Poster Contest Rules Here is More information

2018 Native Prairie Photo Contest

We are also having our Native Prairie Photo Contest again this year! Here is the NPAW 2018 Photo Contest Official Rules.