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.
- 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.