North Dakota has so much to offer, from its vast prairies, to wooded riparian areas and forests, to the rugged badlands in the west. Below are some resources for educators and the public alike to learn more about the natural resources of this state and why they are so important.
The Small Grant Program
The Trust created the Small Grant Program to provide funding to deliver education and outreach activities of North Dakota’s natural resources.
The ND Game and Fish provides a vast library of resources and workshop available to educators for the classroom and continuing education credits.
Jr. Duck Stamp Program
The Jr. Duck Stamp Program is an art and science based curriculum that teaches wetland and waterfowl conservation to students K-12. The program encourages students to explore their natural world and investigate nature.
Visit the Jr. Duck Stamp web page or contact the ND State Coordinator, Colleen Graue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Dakota Wildlife
Interested in species identification? The ND Game and Fish has a comprehensive identification guide of land, air and water species found in the state.
Pollinators include birds, bats, bees, butterflies, moths, and other insects. Interested in learning more about pollinators, planting a pollinator garden or how to support their populations?
North Dakota has some of the most beautiful plant species! Take a walk on the prairie and see what colors you can spot.
Prairie Wildflowers and Grasses of North Dakota https://gf.nd.gov/sites/default/files/publications/prairie_wildflowers_grasses_0.pdf
Some free apps that can help you identify plants: PlantNet, iNaturalist, LeafSnap