Plains Conservation Center

21901 East Hampden Avenue
Aurora, CO 80013


Our Mission

The Plains Conservation Center exists to bring the natural wonder of the prairie into the realm of personal experience by: PRESERVING a remnant of the eastern Colorado High Plains, EDUCATING the public about its natural and cultural heritage and NURTURING sound conservation and environmental ethics.

Our Vision

  • Residents and visitors on the Colorado high plains value the region’s beauty, diversity, ecological services and cultural heritage. They feel a personal connection to nature and develop a strong sense of place within the short-grass prairie.
  • Residents, businesses and communities live lives and make daily choices that are consciously interconnected with their local ecosystem and sustainable.
  • The short-grass prairie ecosystem and its native biota are protected for perpetuity as an intact, healthy regional ecosystem.
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