Winter Prairie Raptor Hike – Pleasant Run Creek Prairie

Pleasant Run Creek Prairie

MPF Technical Advisor Jeff Cantrell lead a hike at 5 p.m. On this two-hour hike at dusk, you may see short-eared owls and other raptors. On November 29, the tour will be at MPF's Pleasant Run Creek Prairie in Vernon County. There will be another hike on November 30 at MPF's NW Lawrence County Prairie. […]

Winter Prairie Raptor Hike – Northwest Lawrence County Prairie

Northwest Lawrence County Prairie

MPF Technical Advisor Jeff Cantrell lead a hike at 5 p.m. On this two-hour hike at dusk, you may see short-eared owls and other raptors. This November 30 tour will be at MPF’s Northwest Lawrence County Prairie. There will be another hike on November 29 at MPF’s Pleasant Run Creek Prairie in Vernon County. This […]

MPF Friends of Cuivre River State Park Grasslands Work Day

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

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 to 4:00 p.m.) Work includes using […]

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

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In this presentation, join Jane Haslag and her husband Allan as they 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 and find inspiration […]