Winter 2014

A New Year and New Opportunities

As we embark on a new year, the attention focused on the prairies in 2013 will offer grand opportunities in 2014. Through your continued support and tireless dedication, the PPJV will make a positive and lasting difference!

Partner Profile: Pheasants Forever

With a tagline of “The Habitat Organization” Pheasants Forever works with landowners and partners across the Prairie Pothole Joint Venture to protect critical grassland and wetland habitats.

A Closer Look at the "Duck Stamp"

The Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp is a functional Federal license for waterfowl hunters, but it is a lot more than that. The Stamp is responsible for having collected about $900 million since its creation.

Quantifying the Extent of Human-modified Landscapes

Recent widespread alteration of natural habitat (i.e., grasslands, forests, wetlands) due to human land-use modification magnifies the need to delineate and conserve important habitats to maintain wildlife populations.

A New Face to the PPJV Website

PPJV is proud to announce that our newly renovated website is live at! This website presents a fresh new face for the Joint Venture and highlights the urgent need for conservation in the region.