2021 Award Winners


Congratulations to Dr. Glenn Juday - recipient of the 2021 George B. Fell Award

Congratulations to Ken McCarty - recipient of the 2021 Carl N. Becker Stewardship Award

Learn more about NAA Awards.

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.


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Popular Open-Access Articles:

October 2021Patterns of Anthropogenic Fire within the Midwestern Tallgrass Prairie 1673–1905: Evidence from Written Accounts

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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Explore the 2022 Natural Areas Conference

November 03, 2021
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NAC21 Video Archive now available

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November 03, 2021
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