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Welcome to the Tallgrass Ontario (TgO) Website

The extensive content on our website is divided into three main sections. Each page has an expanded menu for its section in the left sidebar.

About TgO is where you will find information about our organization and how you can support our projects and initiatives.

Science and Resources is where you will find information about how to ID a grassland and how to establish and maintain your own grassland. There is also a publications sections with lists of recommended reading and links to reference materials, factsheets and our Bluestem Banner newsletter.

Places, People and Projects is where you will find information about news and events and information about TgO projects, GIS mapping and grassland places.

Download archived editions of the Bluestem Banner (pdf) by clicking on the link below. 

Go to the Bluestem Banner Page 

Prairie & Savannah Funding Application Form

For more information on the terms and conditions of funding, please go to the Prairie & Savannah Funding Page.

Questions and Answers

If you have a question about establishing or maintaining tallgrass prairie please e-mail One of our directors will get back to you. See past responses of our  Q&A page.

For a landowner’s introduction to planning and undertaking prairie and meadow plantings, please enjoy Planting the Seed, A Guide to Establishing Prairie and Meadow in Southern Ontario.

What’s New


The Summer 2023 Bluestem Banner is Here!

Learn more about TgO’s MECP grant to study rare Purple Twayblade in tallgrass woodland, savannah, and prairie.
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Check out TgO’s Prescribed Burn Toolkit