Kansas City Native Plant Sale

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City

MPF will hold a pre-order/pickup only native plant sale on Saturday, April 17 at sale host the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110 from 11 a.m. till 1:30 p.m. No plants will be available for purchase the day of the sale. Native plants beautify landscapes and help support […]

Earth Day Special Webinar: Keeping our Water Healthy: Native Plants and Watersheds Panel

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Learn about native plants and water quality from a panel of professionals, Ronda Burnett, Dale Blevins, and Dr. Lisa Shulte Moore, as they break down the steps all of us can take to keep watersheds healthy. The webinar will begin with Stream Teams United's new educational video, and the panelists, moderated by Stream Teams United […]

Field Trip: Prairie Spring Ecology Hike at MPF’s Linden’s Prairie – FULL

Linden's Prairie County Road 2120, Mount Vernon

This field trip is now at capacity! You can join the waitlist by contacting outreach@moprairie.org Spring forbs will be breaking through the ground, there will be signs of fossorial mammals, insects moving about, and bird song breaking the calm of the past season. For prairie, springtime is like the starting of a horse race. Join […]

MPF Webinar: Bicycling with Butterflies with Author Sara Dykman

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In 2017 Sara Dykman became the first person to follow the eastern population of monarch butterflies on their roundtrip, multinational, multigenerational migration. From Mexico to Canada and back, her 10,201 mile adventure,on a beat-up bicycle , was a call to action. “The monarchs need us,” Dykman explained, “they can’t call politicians to demand healthy prairies […]

MPF Master Class: Bumble Bees of Missouri with Katie Lamke

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Learn about the biology of bumble bees and how to identify the common species you might encounter. This class will also introduce the Missouri Bumble Bee Atlas, a statewide community science project aimed at tracking and conserving our state's native bumble bees. The master class, to be held via Zoom, will include 50 minutes of […]

Springfield Native Plant Sale

Watershed Committee of the Ozarks

MPF will hold a pre-order/pickup only native plant sale on Saturday, May 8 with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. No plants will be available for purchase the day of the sale. Native plants beautify landscapes and help support songbirds and other cherished wildlife. Buy native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, […]

Field Trip: Wildflower Walk at Noah Brown’s Prairie with Jerod Huebner

Noah Brown's Prairie

Wildflower Walk at MPF's Noah Brown's Prairie with MPF Director of Prairie Management Jerod Huebner. Spring wildflowers should be abundant at this 19-acre original, unplowed prairie near Joplin. Learn about the 40-acre prairie reconstruction adjacent to the remnant, as well. Walk will cover approximately 1/2 mile and last about an hour. Dress for a walk […]

MPF Webinar: Small Mammal Ecology with Dr. Sean Maher

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Small Mammal Ecology in a Fragmented Landscape The small mammals that occur in Missouri’s prairies reflect a combination of factors, including climate, habitat preference, and chance. This presentation will discuss prominent prairie small mammals, their impact on their habitats, and what their presence may signal. The webinar, to be held via Zoom, will be 45 […]

St. Louis-area Native Plant Sale

World Bird Sanctuary 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, May 15 at World Bird Sanctuary, 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road, Valley Park, MO from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m. noon. Native plants beautify landscapes and help support songbirds and other cherished wildlife. Buy native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, trees, vines, sedges, and native seed from Grow […]

Field Trip: Glades – Our Xeric Prairies, Part 1

Graham Cave State Park 217 State Hwy TT, Danville

Come explore the unique grassland communities of our glades. These rocky openings of the Ozarks contain both tallgrass prairie species and species endemic to glades. We will explore sandstone glades with a geologic twist at Graham Cave State Park’s Natural Area. The long human history of this site and the relations between prairie, climate, Native […]

Kansas City Native Plant Sale

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, May 15 at sale host the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110 from 11 a.m. till 1:30 p.m. Native plants beautify landscapes and help support songbirds and other cherished wildlife. Buy native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, trees, vines, sedges, and […]

MPF Webinar: We did This – How Humans Created, Destroyed, and are Resurrecting America’s Tallgrass Prairies with Doug Ladd

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We’ll explore the origins of tallgrass prairies and how seemingly unrelated events across eons set the stage for humans to play a critical role in the genesis of these unique grasslands. We’ll also focus on the historical roots of prairie decline, and the potential for a regenerative future for prairies and people. The webinar, to […]