Tallgrass Prairie Center


North American Prairie Conference

Save the Date! The 2020 North American Prairie Conference will be July 20-22 at The Meadows Events and Conference Center at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa.

Conference Theme: Prairie Conservation in a Changing World

Events will include:  Plenary sessions, Concurrent session, Symposia, Poster session, Field trips, Barbecue, Banquet and Pre-conference field trips.



The NAPC Programming Team is currently accepting proposals for oral presentations and poster presentations in the following categories. Presenters from all backgrounds (students, professors, conservation professionals, landowners, prairie enthusiasts, etc.) are encouraged to submit a proposal. The proposal deadline is April 15, 2020.

Presentation Categories:

  • Private landowner projects (stories from landowners)
  • Prairie fauna
  • Prairie flora and plant communities
  • Prairie soils and organisms
  • Prairie conservation and policy
  • Prairie culture and history
  • Citizen scientists
  • Other


Visit the official conference website for the most up-to-date details.