MPF Crawford & Christisen Compass Society Luncheon

The Missouri Prairie Foundation's Crawford & Christisen Compass Society honors lifetime members who make an annual donation of $1,000 or more in a given year. This year's luncheon honors 2021 and 2022 Crawford and Christisen Compass Society members. This event is by invitation only.    

MPF Friends of Cuivre River State Park Grasslands Work Day – CANCELLED

Cuivre River State Park Visitor Center 678 MO-147, Troy, MO

This work day has been cancelled. MPF volunteers can help steward the open woodlands at Cuivre River State Park near Troy, MO on Sunday, December 4 from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. by helping to create a fire break for a prescribed burn. (Back up date, in case of inclement weather, is Sunday, December 11, from 12:30 […]

MPF Webinar: Winter’s Feathered Friends: The Christmas Bird Count & Grassland Birds

MPF board members Bruce Schuette and Vernon Elsberry will share information about the history and purpose of the Christmas Bird Count, as well as information on grassland birds that one would expect to encounter on prairies in December. Bruce Schuette retired from working 36 years as a park naturalist at Cuivre River State Park, where […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Restoring Home: The Journey Back to Native


In this presentation, join Jane Haslag as she shares how she and her husband Allan discovered what non-native plants invaded their 15 acre property in mid-Missouri, what needed to be done to restore the land to its original native splendor, and what they learned along the way. Learn from their prairie and woodland restoration efforts […]

MPF Native Grassland & Woodland Management Training

Stark Prairie 33815 P Hwy, Macks Creek, MO

MPF is offering a free training opportunity to the general public, specifically aimed at young people entering the field of natural resource management, to gain hands-on experience managing native grasslands (prairies, glades, open woodlands, and fens), with the goal to increase the pool of future professionals (and/or prairie and woodland landowners) who can manage and […]