2022 Webinars

New master classes and webinars

Citizen Science

Take part in our iNaturalist Citizen Science Biodiversity Project

Adopt a Regal Fritillary Butterfly

2022 Marker Match

Help create a special prairie stewardship fund

Explore A Prairie

Visit one of our properties

Education

Learn about Missouri’s prairie heritage

Photos: Indian Grass by Pat Whalen, BioBlitz by Jeff Cantrell, butterfly art by Katherine Fratti, Blazing Star at Goodnight-Henry Prairie by Bruce Schuette, 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 over 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.

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For 56 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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Now Hiring: Missouri Prairie Foundation Prairie Stewardship Assistant

Position Title Prairie Stewardship Assistant. 24 to 40 hours weekly. This is a field position that does not report to an office. Position located in Springfield or Joplin areas, or in any of the following counties: Lawrence, Dade, Benton, St. Clair, Barton, Vernon,...

MPF’s 2022 Accomplishments & End-of-Year Giving

Make an end-of-year charitable donation. Thanks to you and other supporters, the Missouri Prairie Foundation (MPF) and its Grow Native! program accomplish a sustained, high level of conservation activity to benefit prairie and people, and to promote the use of native...

Missouri Prairie Foundation on Nature Revisited Podcast

Missouri Prairie Foundation is featured on Episode 82 of the Nature Revisited podcast, broadcast today. MPF Executive Director Carol Davit and Vice President of Science and Management Bruce Schuette talk about prairie's natural and human-influenced history, its vital...

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For over 55 years, the Missouri Prairie Foundation has been conserving Missouri’s prairies and other native grasslands. Donate now to help conserve prairie in Missouri, one of the most imperiled, beautiful, and biologically diverse habitat types on earth. Donate, become a member, and find other ways to support our work. 

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