Meewasin is recognized world-wide for its leadership in conserving the natural resources of the 6,700 hectares of the Meewasin Valley. Meewasin sites and areas are home to more than 300 plant species, 150 bird species, and numerous insects, amphibians, reptiles and animals.

Meewasin strives to protect and enhance biodiversity in the Meewasin Valley through targeted conservation grazing, prescribed fire, ecological monitoring, removal of exotic invasive species and noxious weeds, native seed collection and planting of native grasses and wildflowers and clean-up of illegal dumping.