Prairie - Preservation

Preservation

Only 1% of tallgrass prairie remains in the U.S. today.

Significant preserved areas of prairie include:

  • American Prairie Foundation(American Prairie Reserve), Phillips and Blaine Counties, Montana
  • Ceresco Prairie Conservancy, Ripon College, Wisconsin
  • Clymer Meadow Preserve, Hunt County, Texas
  • Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Alberta and Saskatchewan
  • Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan
  • Hoosier Prairie, Lake County, Indiana
  • Jennings Environmental Education Center, Pennsylvania
  • Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee County, Florida
  • Konza Prairie, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, in Will County, Illinois
  • Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Iowa
  • Nine-Mile Prairie, Nebraska
  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Alachua County, Florida
  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area, in Kenosha County, Wisconsin
  • Tallgrass Aspen Parkland, Manitoba & Minnesota
  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Kansas
  • Tallgrass Prairie Preserve 32,000 acres (130 km2), Oklahoma
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wisconsin
  • Zumwalt Prairie, Wallowa County, Oregon

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