MPF Purchases Rare Sand Prairie in SE Missouri

MPF Purchases Rare Sand Prairie in SE Missouri

On June 1, 2021, MPF purchased a sand prairie of nearly 55 acres in Scott County in southeastern Missouri near Sikeston. This property is likely the most intact and one of only two sand prairies (Southeastern Missouri Subtype) in the Missouri Natural Heritage...
Protecting and Honoring Missouri’s Prairie Heritage

Protecting and Honoring Missouri’s Prairie Heritage

The Missouri Prairie Foundation (MPF) has established an acknowledgement of the role of Native Americans in shaping Missouri’s prairie. This year is a milestone in Missouri’s history. This state has accomplished much in its first 200 years—and Missouri’s...
Call for Award Nominations

Call for Award Nominations

The Missouri Prairie Foundation (MPF), its Grow Native! program, and the Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force (MoIP), which MPF administers, is now accepting nominations for its Missouri Prairie Foundation awards (prairie pioneer, prairie professional, prairie...
Request for Proposals: Native Plantings in St. Louis

Request for Proposals: Native Plantings in St. Louis

The Missouri Prairie Foundation seeks proposals from experienced contractors for several native planting projects in the St. Louis Area. These multi-year projects will be funded by the Missouri Prairie Foundation via grant funding. Please find the two Requests for...
MPF 2021 Geology and Native Grasslands Tours

MPF 2021 Geology and Native Grasslands Tours

From ancient seas and volcanoes to drifting continents, the broad sweep of earth’s history is written in the rocks and soils that directly influence the structure and composition of Missouri’s native grasslands. In this tour series, MPF Technical Advisor Mike Leahy...
Call for MPF Prairie Garden Grant Applications

Call for MPF Prairie Garden Grant Applications

Gardening and other conservation groups, parks, schools, and other entities are invited to submit proposals to MPF’s Prairie Garden Grants Program. In 2021, MPF will award several grants to help fund the establishment of prairie gardens or plantings. Grants will not...