Presentations made at the 18th North American Prairie Conference in June 2002 articulate the importance of the prairie's worth. This research is important for scientists, legislators and the American public working together to shape policies that impact the prairie.
Ogdensburg recounts the history of the only American city along the St. Lawrence River and the only city in St. Lawrence County. It depicts a bustling and prosperous community that in the first half of the twentieth century was a major port of entry by ship and rail, with an impact that extended westward far beyond the Great Lakes region. It highlights the immigrants who entered the country here and helped build the nation.