Guiding Principles for Wind Energy Development

Produced by the PPJV Technical Committee, these guiding principles are common points of agreement shared among the partnership for responsible wind energy development.

Grassland Assessment of North American Great Plains Migratory Bird Joint Ventures

The Prairie Pothole Joint Venture (JV) conducted a grassland assessment, in coordination with seven other North American Migratory Bird JVs within the Great Plains. The goal of this assessment was to provide explicit planning and conservation delivery datasets to assist JV partnerships to stem grassland losses and avian population declines.

A Full Annual-Cycle Conservation Strategy for Sprague’s Pipit, Chestnut-collared and McCown’s Longspurs, and Baird’s Sparrow

This conservation strategy was developed with over 20 state, federal, and NGO partners across the Great Plains of North America, and with support from the Prairie Pothole Joint Venture Technical Committee. The goal of this conservation strategy is to outline information and recommended actions needed to slow, and ideally reverse, observed population declines for four grassland nesting birds of conservation concern.

2015 Annual Highlights Report

This report highlights accomplishments of the PPJV partnership in 2015.  Published by the PPJV in 2016.

Assessing the Biological Benefits of the USDA Conservation Reserve Program for Waterfowl and Grassland Passerines

This report presents findings of a spatial analysis for targeting the Conservation Reserve Program to maximize benefits for migratory birds. Published by the PPJV in 2015.

Status and Trends of Prairie Wetlands in the United States 1997 to 2009

This report estimates acres of wetland and rate of loss in the Prairie Pothole Region. Published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2014.

North American Grasslands Alliance: A Framework for Change

The Commission on Environmental Cooperation supported a project that established the North American Grasslands Alliance. Through a series of meetings with partners and experts they developed this report. Published in 2013.

Distribution and Derivation of the Blue-winged Teal Harvest

Blue-winged Teal are the second most abundant duck species in North America and are widely distributed. Published in 2013.

Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan

This conservation plan provides a strategy for native prairie, grasslands, and wetlands in the Prairie Region of western Minnesota. Published in 2010.

Climate Change and Conservation in the PPR: A HAPET Update

This report describes how the HAPET office is addressing climate change effects on wetlands and wildlife in the PPR. Published in 2010.