Using science to guide our work, The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 41,000 acres of prairies, rivers, lakes and wetlands in North Dakota.
Focusing on Grasslands
Marissa Ahlering conducts research that guides the Conservancy's prairie protection work in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
See our Natural Events Calendar for a monthly snapshot of the plants and wildlife found at North Dakota natural areas.
From the Badlands to the Prairie Pothole Region, North Dakota has a wealth of natural areas that are worth protecting.
Because of supporters like you, The Nature Conservancy continues to protect forests, grasslands, coral reefs and other habitats around the world for people and nature. Please take a moment to watch this video and let our scientists thank you!
See what photographer Michael Forsberg captured on camera while traveling the Great Plains for three years, documenting what remains of this once-vast ecosystem.