Restoration and Enhancement of Mixed Grass, Tall Grass and Sand Prairie in ND State Parks (SWG T2-3-D)

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Project Documents

Authors and Contributors

North Dakota Parks and Recreation


Research papers

Research Category

Habitat Restoration

Target Species

Native prairie

Approximate Completion Date




tall grass mixed sand prairie restoration vegetation



This habitat conservation project focuses on the enhancement and restoration of mixed grass, sand and Tallgrass prairie within North Dakota State Parks.

Restoration and enhancement projects will benefit a suite of Species of Conservation Priority and other species associated with prairies including the arctic shrew, pygmy shrew, Richardson’s ground squirrel, plains spadefoot, Canadian toad, smooth green snake and the western hognose snake.

This final report provides a summary of prairie restoration and enhancement actions including planning and implementation efforts from March 2009 – December 2011.