Remnant Prairies Organizations

There are many other excellent organizations working on protecting and preserving remnant prairies. Here is our database of such groups. You can browse through the list or look at those tagged with particular characteristics.

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Organizations

Here is the list of 17 organizations in our database.

Name State Summary Tags
Grassland Heritage Foundation Kansas A non-profit volunteer membership organization devoted to prairie preservation and education. Chief project is the Snyder Prairie. Nonprofit, Education, Restoration, Kansas, Land Owners
Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative Texas Provides "high quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis and to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources. Works through coalitions including livestock producer organizations, scientific and professional grazing resource organizations, conservation and environmental groups, and state and federal natural resource and agriculture agencies". Nonprofit, Advocacy, Services, Agriculture, Texas
Kansas Biological Survey Kansas A non-regulatory agency of the state of Kansas, and a non-degree granting research and service unit of the University of Kansas (KU) that gathers information on the kinds, distribution, and abundance of plants and animals in Kansas, and compiles, analyzes, interprets, and distributes this information. Government, Academic, Research, Education, Kansas
Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops
(Kansas State University)
Kansas Administratively under the Kansas Center for Agriculture Resources and the Environment, the KCCSAAC works in partnership with state and federal agencies, nonprofit organizations, environmental groups and producer organizations to assist family farmers and ranchers to boost farm profitability, protect natural resources, and enhance rural communities Government, Academic, Research, Agriculture, Kansas
Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition Kansas Formed in 2006 as part of the National Grazing Lands Coalition Initiative (GLCI) to improve grazing practices through range schools, coffee shop meetings, youth education contests, public education meetings, and videos covering specific management topics. Nonprofit, Land Owners, Education, Grazing, Agriculture, Kansas
Kansas Native Plant Society Kansas A nonprofit organization founded in 1978 to "educates the public about the indigenous plants of Kansas - wildflowers, grasses, trees and others - found in our prairies, woodlands, wetlands, and gardens". Conducts many field trips and an annual conference. Nonprofit, Education, Advocacy, Plant Society, Kansas
Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses
(K-State Libraries)
Kansas Mike Haddock's amazing photographic site compiling information about and photographs of nearly 600 species of Kansas prairie plants. Academic, Education, Plant Identification, Kansas
Missouri Flora Missouri Dan Tenaglia's amazing web site with photos and plant identification information for Missouri. Academic, Education, Plant Identification, Missouri
Native Prairies Association of Texas Texas A non-profit land trust founded in 1986 that protects 1200 acres of native Texas prairie, including over 100 acres of endangered/threatened tallgrass prairie, and provides a variety of educational programs. Nonprofit, Land Trust, Land Owners, Education, Restoration, Texas
No-till On the Plains Kansas A non-profit educational organization providing information to farmers on adopting No-till and other sustainable production methods -- a partnership of farmers, agribusinesses, associations, and state and federal agencies. Nonprofit, Education, Agriculture, Kansas