The National Wildlife Federation


America’s Grasslands Conference

Connecting producers, researchers, educators, and other stakeholders in the protection of our natural heritage

The Fourth Biennial America’s Grasslands Conference will be held in Fort Worth, Texas, November 14-16, 2017

The fourth biennial America’s Grasslands Conference brings together researchers, natural resource professionals, farmers and ranchers, policy experts, and conservationists to discuss relevant issues related to the conservation of North America’s grasslands. The next conference will take place November 14-16, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas.

We are very excited to announce a new partnership for this year with the Southern Plains and Prairies conference. While maintaining a national scope, this year’s conference will also include some regionally focused sessions. The conference is co-hosted by the National Wildlife Federation, Coastal Prairie Partnership, Native Prairies Association of Texas, and Texas A&M University.

America's Grasslands Conference 2017 Draft Agenda is now available!

More information on the conference is upcoming. Please contact Lekha Knuffman if you have any questions or if you would like to receive updates via email.


Registration for America's Grasslands Conference 2017 is open! Please register here.

Please note that Early Bird registration rate ends October 14th. Registration for our conference closes completely on November 9, 2017.

For more information on the optional field trips, please click here.

Additional information for exhibitors is available here.


The conference will be held at the Hilton Fort Worth, Texas. To reserve your room at our special conference rate, please use this link, or call (817) 870-2100 and mention the group code “NWF.” The group rate is available until October 20, 2017.


America’s Grasslands Conference thanks and welcomes your generous support. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To find out more about the benefits of sponsorship and how to become a sponsor, please refer to our sponsor packet for more information. If you are interested in being a sponsor of this exciting conference, or have any questions about sponsorship, please email Aviva Glaser. Vendor/Exhibitor opportunities are available, as well.

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