Evening on the Prairie

Join us for this event including our Lordi Marker Prairie dedication and annual meeting

Bee A Prairie Hero

Adopt a Brown-belted Bumble Bee

2021 Webinars

New master classes and webinars

Citizen Science

Take part in our iNaturalist Citizen Science Biodiversity Project

Explore A Prairie

Visit one of our 29 properties

Education

Learn about Missouri’s prairie heritage

Photos: Willow-leaved aster by Bruce Schuette, Bee art by Katherine Fratti, Indian Grass by Pat Whalen, BioBlitz by Jeff Cantrell, Linden’s Prairie walk by Lloyd Grotjan, MPF prairie burn by Jerod Huebner, La Petite Gemme Prairie Bioblitz by Christine Chiu, Dickcissel Nest by Sara Scheill

For 55 years, the Missouri Prairie Foundation has been conserving Missouri’s prairies and other native grasslands—some of the most imperiled habitats on the planet.

We are also home to the Grow Native! plant education and marketing program and the Missouri Invasive Plant Council.

Upcoming Events

For 55 years, the Missouri Prairie Foundation has been conserving Missouri’s prairies and other native grasslands—some of the most imperiled habitats on the planet.

We are also home to the Grow Native! native plant education and marketing program and the Missouri Invasive Plant Council.

Upcoming Events

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Missouri Prairie Foundation Bestows 2021 Awards

The Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Annual Dinner, held virtually on August 20, 2021, is a celebration of Missouri’s prairie legacy. During the event, the 55-year-old prairie conservation organization and land trust paid tribute to seven awardees. “Missouri’s remaining...

A Missouri Bicentennial Project: Protection & Restoration of MPF’s 400-acre Lordi Marker Prairie

An extraordinary $1 million lead gift from Susan Lordi Marker and her husband Dennis Marker, along with other generous gifts and financial backing from MPF, made this new MPF acquisition possible. Your gift of any amount will help us raise necessary funds restricted to this project, which includes purchase cost, restoration, and stewardship of this remarkable 400-acre property.

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