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America’s Grasslands Conference

The Fifth Biennial America’s Grasslands Conference will be held August 20–22, 2019, in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Save the Date invitation for America's Grasslands Conference 2019

View the tentative 2019 America's Grasslands Conference agenda. Note that it is subject to change. 


Register for the 2019 conference at the early-bird rate (rate goes up after July 20, 2019)! Please contact Bismarck State College at 701-224-5600 if you have any difficulties with registration.

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The call for submissions to the 2019 America's Grasslands Conference is now closed. Please contact Lekha Knuffman with any requests. We are still accepting applications from ranchers and producers on a first-come, first-served basis as funds allow.



The conference will be held at the Radisson Hotel Bismarck, located at:

605 East Broadway Avenue
Bismarck, ND, 58501
Phone: 701-255-6000

Please use the online promo code "NWF19" when booking online or mention the group name (National Wildlife Federation) for phone reservations to obtain the special conference reservation rate for a limited time.

Please contact Lekha Knuffman if you have any questions or if you would like to receive updates via email.


The America’s Grasslands Conference thanks and welcomes your generous support. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 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.

2019 Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Plains Bison

Pronghorn Antelope

Ducks Unlimited Logo

South Dakota Grassland Coalition Logo

World Wildlife Fund Logo

Sage Grouse

bird conservancy of the rockies logo

chesak seeds monarch logo


Millborn Seeds

Additional Support

South Dakota Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Past Conference Resources

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