Join us for 2019 Native Prairie Appreciation Week!
Activities for 2019 include a Youth Native Prairie Poster Contest, a Social Media Photo Contest, a Webinar about Bat Stewardship, and more! We will be attending farmers market booths around the province! Drop by to see us and pick up FREE Native Wildlflower Seeds!
We are encouraging everyone to take some time this week to learn more about the native prairie ecosystem. Here are some ideas: Ways to Experience Native Prairie
Youth Native Prairie Poster Contest!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Native Prairie Youth Poster Contest! We had almost 400 entries! The Winners of the 2019 Youth Poster Contest are:
Age 11 and Up: Keeley Roy, Age 12 of Harris Tessier Central School. Runner up: Tate Yanke, Age 12 of Rosthern, SK.
Social Media Photo Contest
Send us your best shot! And you may win a prize!
Photos must be about native prairie. The photo with the most votes on social media will win! Categories include: Best Native Prairie Wildflower, Best Prairie People on the Landscape, Best Wildlife in Action and Best Native Prairie Landscape.
Native Prairie Appreciation Week - Nature Walk
Join us for a tour of Caledonia-Elmsthorpe Community Pasture, located between Avonlea and Milestone and home to species at risk, fossils and archeological sites. Come discover true native prairie and their beautiful vistas, rolling hills, wildlife & birds. Naturalist guides will lead the tour and will answer all of your native prairie questions!
Date: Saturday June 22nd, 2019
Open to the Public.
More Information about the Caledonia-Elmsthorpe Community Pasture Tour
For details or to Register: 306-352-0472
Native Prairie Speaker Series Webinar
Join us for a webinar presentation about Bats and Stewardship by James Page from the Canadian Wildlife Federation. You can watch this webinar for FREE, from any location!
Farmers Market Booths
Come find us at a Farmer's Market near you! We will be giving away FREE native wildflower seeds!
Regina Farmers Market on Wednesday June 19 (9am-1pm)
Moose Jaw Farmers Market on Saturday June 22 (8am-1pm)
Swift Current Farmers Market on Saturday June 22 (10am-3pm)
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
2019 Native Prairie Appreciation Week is Presented By: