2021 Webinar Series

*USDA Plant Database: New and Improved - edited webinar archive available for free. 

Learn more about the NAA 2021 webinar program here.

Natural Areas  Conference

2021 Natural Areas Virtual Conference:

SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Natural Areas Conference – A One-day Virtual Event
  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021
  • 11:00am - 5:00pm EASTERN 
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2022 Natural Areas Conference:

SNAP - State Natural Areas Program Roundtable

NAA State Natural Areas Program - State Reports Virtual Roundtable 
  • November 17, 2021,  12:00pm - 2:00pm EST
  • More infomation coming soon!

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Stewards of the Land

The Fire Within: One Woman's Quest to Preserve Natural Areas

Joyce Bender served the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission for 31 years. She is the 2018 recipient of the Carl N. Becker Stewardship Award and NAA Member since 1988. 

Better Together: Advancing Conservation Through Vision, Tenacity and Adaptability

Meet Glenn Patrick Juday, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Forest Ecology, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Lifetime Member of the NAA since 1983.

Where There's a Will: Protecting the Biodiversity of Northeast Ohio

Meet Jim Bissell, Ph.D., former Director of Natural Areas, Curator of Botany, Cleveland Museum of Natural History. 2004 Recipient of the George B. Fell Award. Lifetime Member of the NAA since 1983.

The Natural Areas Journal

The Natural Areas Journal is the flagship publication of the Natural Areas Association is the leading voice in natural areas management and preservation.

Current Issue: 

Popular Open-Access Articles:
July 2021 - Targeted Species Projects for Volunteers to Increase Early Detection Capacity: The Water Chestnut Mapping Challenge

April 2021 - Priority Species Lists to Restore Desert Tortoise and Pollinator Habitats in Mojave Desert Shrublands

Jan 2021 - A Sampling-Based Approach to Estimating the Minimum Population Size of the Federally Threatened Colorado Hookless Cactus

Nov 2020  - Current and Future Carbon Storage Capacity in a Southeastern Pennsylvania Forest

Sep 2020 - Toward Improving Pollinator Habitat: Reconstructing Prairies with High Forb Diversity 

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August 10 SNAP archive now available

August 18, 2021
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Protecting Rare and at Risk Species Webinar Archive now available

August 18, 2021
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