Join MPF Technical Advisor Jeff Cantrell for a Prairie Ecology Hike at MPF’s Carver Prairie (Newton County) at 4:30pm on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Limited to 12 participants, social distancing will be practiced. We will be walking on uneven ground in the native grassland.
Participants must register to attend. To register, please email Jeff Cantrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Directions to Carver Prairie:
Carver Prairie is in Newton County on Lark Road, about 5 miles southeast of Joplin. From the intersection of I-44 and south I-49, drive 1/2 mile south on I-49 and take the 32nd St (also known as Missouri FF) exit. Drive east on 32nd St about 2 1/4 miles, take a right onto Lark Rd, and travel south about 2 1/2 miles. Carver Prairie is directly across the road from MDC’s Diamond Grove Prairie on Lark Rd. Alternatively, from the intersection of I-44 and north I-49/Hwy 59 south, drive 2 miles south on Highway 59, then take a right to travel west on 32nd St (FF) for 4 miles to reach Lark Rd. Continue about 2 1/2 miles south. By GPS, N37 0.954 W94 23.337 (in decimal degrees, 37.01591 -94.38894).
Photo: Bruce Schuette