Highlights of the 2022 Native Prairie Appreciation Week will include:
1. Native Prairie Speaker Series Webinar about Lichen
2. Native Prairie Tour "Birds, Burns, and Bison: Exploring Biodiversity in the Prairies" in Eastend, SK.
2. Annual Youth Poster Contest - Winner Annoucement
2. Social Media Photo Contest Voting
3. Find the PCAP booth at your local farmers market for FREE native wildflower seeds.
4. Much more! Stay tuned for more information about the 2022 Native Prairie Appreciation Week!
Native Prairie Speaker Series Webinar
June Native Prairie Speaker Series
Speaker: Troy McMullin,Research Scientist, Lichenology, Canadian Museum of Nature
The Native Prairie Appreciation Week Tour 2022 will occur in Eastend, SK, June 22 & 23, 2022.
Celebrate Native Prairie Appreciation Week! Make a poster about “Protecting Prairie” or “Species at Risk” to win a prize! All youth under age 16 from across the prairies are invited to participate! Prizes are available for the Winner and Runner-up in each age category (Under 6, 7-11 and 12-16).
Send your best shot to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 17th to be entered into the Social Media Photo Contest. The picture with the most votes in each category will be the winner!
Prizes have been generously donated by:
Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Friends of Wascana Marsh, Nature Saskatchewan, Prairie Wind & Silver Sage, Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre, Saskatchewan Science Centre, Saskatchewan Tourism, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation, SaskParks and the Western Development Museum
Previous SRM/SK PCAP Workshop & Field Tours include:
1999 - Romancing the Prairies - CYPRESS HILLS
2000 - PCAP (1998-2003) Signing Ceremony - REGINA
2001 - Discovering the Frenchman - GRASSLANDS NATIONAL PARK
2002 - Discovering the Manitou Sand Hills - LLOYDMINSTER
2003 - Discovering the Big Muddy Badlands - ROCKGLEN
2004 - Discovering the Moose Mountains - ARCOLA
2005 - Discovering the Great Sand Hills - LEADER
2006 - Discovering the Matador Grasslands - BEECHY
2007 - Discovering the Cypress Hills - CYPRESS HILLS
2008 - Discovering the Eastern Qu' Appelle - ESTERHAZY
2009 - Discovering the Missouri Coteau - MOOSE JAW
2010 - Ranching From the Ground Up - SWIFT CURRENT
2011 - Both Sides Now - MARYFIELD
2012 - Where Range and City Meet - SASKATOON
2013 - Discovering the Big Muddy Badlands - WEYBURN
2014 - From Roots to Shoots - VAL MARIE
2015 - Grasslands of the Forest - PRINCE ALBERT NATIONAL PARK
2016 - Blues, Bats and Blue Grama - MAPLE CREEK 2018 - The Missouri Coteau: 10,000 Years in the Making - BEECHY, SK