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State Conservation Partnerships
The Northern Great Plains Venture’s State Conservation Partnerships, or State Action Groups, serve as important hubs for partnership-building and conservation delivery. Action Group facilitate habitat conservation planning, professional networking, partnership building and the collaborative development of projects and programs to achieve priority state, regional and continental bird objectives. The NGPJV provides technical and financial asistance to State Action Groups. State Action Groups are the "project champions", that is the people who work with landowners on a daily basis to identify habitat conservation needs and opportunities, and the projects needed to address them.
Click on a state to learn more about each State Partnership
Meet the leaders of our State Action GroupsMONTANAKristina SmuckerAvian BiologistMontana Fish, Wildlife and Parksksmucker@mt.gov Catherine WightmanAvian BiologistMontana Fish, Wildlife & ParksP.O. Box 200701 Helena, MT59620firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTH DAKOTAKevin KadingPrivate Lands Section LeaderNorth Dakota Game and Fish Department100 N. Bismarck ExpresswayBismarck, ND email@example.com
SOUTH DAKOTATim OlsonSenior Private Lands Biologist South Dakota Dep't of Game, Fish & Parks 523 E. Capitol Ave.Pierre, SD 57501 Office: (605) 773-3658Cell: (605) 280-8797 Fax: (605) 773-6245Tim.Olson@state.sd.us
Brent Lathrop SE Wyoming Regional DirectorThe Nature Conservancy109 East 17th Street,Suite 211Cheyenne, WY firstname.lastname@example.org