NAC22 Virtual Conference

NAA Members: $99

Non Members: $129

Not able to participate in the in-person 2022 Natural Areas Conference (NAC22)? Cannot travel? Just not in the budget?

We understand! We know that you still need great science and best practices. 

NAA is pleased to offer limited access to select recorded NAC22 presentations.

The 2022 Natural Areas Conference Virtual Package includes:

  • Recordings of Plenary Sessions & Keynotes.
  • Recordings of select practitioner talks.
  • See the schedule for details.

photo by Alaina Berger

photo by Ann Gilmore

2022 Natural Areas Conference Speakers
Click each speaker to learn more.


Land Acknowledgment
Natural Areas Association, Executive Director
Welcome from NAA
Welcome from the Conference Chair
MN Department of Natural Resources
Scientific and Natural Areas (SNA) Program, Prairie Biologist
Life at a Crossroads: A Natural History of Minnesota
Botanist, Plant & Forest Ecologist, Author and Retired,
MN Biological Survey
MN Biological Survey, Botanist & Plant Ecologist
MN Biological Survey, Botanist & Plant Ecologist
Reminding Ourselves and Others Why We Are Doing This
The Nature Conservancy, Director of Science
Climate Change
Seed Sourcing Strategies Under Climate Change: A Review of the Current Literature
Ecological Consequences of an Extreme Out-Of-Season Flood on the Faville Prairie, Jefferson County, WI.
Aimed at
Improving Management
Riverscour Prairies of National Parks in Southern West Virginia: Monitoring and Restoration of a Threatened Plant
Everyone on the Same Page: The Prairie Reconstruction Initiative Monitoring Protocol
Introduction and Early Results of the SPRUCE Experiment
40 Years of Riverscour Habitat studies - Linking Heritage Data To Environmental Drivers of Species Decline
Chris Tracey
Outreach -
Innovative Engagement
Engaging New Audiences in Old Spaces: Reigniting Interest in Minnesota's Scientific and Natural Areas
We Can Do Better Than the Seasonal Technician Model
Using Photography to Survey Multiple Groups of Pollinating Insects and Plant Associations
Native Bees, Natural Communities, and Host Plants from 5-Year Survey of Long-Managed Missouri Ozark Woodland Landscapes
Compassionate Conservation and Detection Dogs
Conservation Partnership
County Natural Heritage Inventories as Planning Tools for Natural Area Protection: A Case Study from Northwest Arkansas

NAA Members: $99

Non Members: $129


Join the people who protect and manage our natural areas.