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:
Regina Farmer's Market - June 20
National Aboriginal Day - Regina City Square Plaza - June 21
Swift Current Market Square - June 23
Weyburn Farmers Market - 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!
Looking for some great info on native prairie? Check out the Native Prairie Fact Sheet for a few knowledge nuggets!
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.
2018 Youth Poster Contest
We are pleased to announced the winners of the 2018 Native Prairie Youth Poster Contest.
Age 6& under: 1st: Clara Selinger, Age 4 of Regina, SK. Runner up: Trey Perrin, Age 6 of Stewart Valley, SK
Age 7-10 Category: Tess Hedin, Age 10 (at time of entry) of Gronlid, SK. Runner up: Paige de Bruyn, Age 10 of Herbert, SK.
Age 11&Up Category: Tanisha Gardner, Age 13 of Swift Current, SK. Runner up: Jakob Domres, Age 12 of Whitewood, SK.
SK PCAP would like to thank the following organizations for their donations:
Friends of Wascana Marsh, Grasslands National Park, Nature Conservancy of Canada, Nature Saskatchewan,Prairie Wind & Silver Sage – Friends of the Grasslands, Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation, SaskOutdoors, Swift Current Ag & Ex, TREEOSIX Adventure Parks