Midwest Region


Conservation partners with the Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC unveil new website

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Screenshot from new Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC website.
Screenshot from new Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC website.

July 29, 2013 - The Plains and Prairie Potholes (LCC) today released its newly designed public website to promote effective conservation through collaboration and sound science.

The LCC facilitates dialogue among federal, state, non-governmental, academic and private interests to build a collaborative network of knowledge surrounding natural resources challenges impacting the prairie pothole region and northern Great Plains. LCC partners are working together to bridge the gap between science and natural resources management while tackling broad reaching natural resources challenges like climate change, agricultural practices, water demands,  urbanization, and socio-economic implications of conservation practices. provides natural resources professionals and the public with access to shared conservation priorities, ongoing scientific research, funding opportunities, and educational resources, while offering continued transparency on behalf of the LCC community.

This network of knowledge equips the conservation community with the tools necessary to prepare for and address current and future stressors impacting the natural resources of this ecologically diverse working landscape.

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Last updated: June 15, 2016