Earth Partnership for Schools
The Web site for the 2008 North American Prairie Conference to be held in Winona, MN August 4-8, 2008. The site has information for sponsors and exhibitors, registration information, the call for papers, important dates related to the conference, and contacts.
The Natural Heritage Land Trust is dedicated to the conservation of natural areas and open space in Dane and the surrounding counties. It is a private, community-based, nonprofit organization working to ensure a high quality of life by protecting valuable resources and habitat. The site provides background on the organization, information on saving your land, a newsletter, a section on current projects, how to join the group, and links to related sites.
This site contains information about IPN whose purpose is to create an awareness of and to preserve the tallgrass prairies. Membership information and an interesting links section are included.
"The Minnesota Native Plant Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the native plants of Minnesota through public education and advocacy." (From the MNPS web site.) The site includes information about field trips, meetings and speakers, the MNPS listserve, a link to the Minnesota Plant Press newsletter articles, a list of native plant suppliers in Minnesota, and ordering information on the group's publication Guide to Spring Wildflower areas.
This site has background and membership information on the group, a list of chapters, a calendar of events, an on-line discussion forum, a table of flora and fauna for xeric, mesic, and lowland prairie habitats, a recommended book list, information on the Western Prairie Habitat Restoration Area, Tales of the Prairie (excerpts from longer literary works, short works, and essays) and related links.
According to their Web site, Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. Wild Ones is a not-for-profit environmental education and advocacy organization.