Field Trip: Missouri’s Volcanic Grasslands or Glades – Our Xeric Prairies, Part 2

Hughes Mountain Natural Area

Come hike to the top of Hughes Mountain Natural Area and view glade life on ancient 1.5-billion-year-old rhyolite rock. Come see fame flower (Phemeranthus calycinus), farkleberry (Vaccinium arboreum) and prickly-pear cactus (Opuntia compressa) vying for life. If we’re lucky we might spot the exquisitely camouflaged lichen grasshopper (Trimerotropis saxatilis). We’ll also get to see the […]

Evening on the Prairie: Lordi Marker Prairie Dedication and Annual Meeting

Lordi Marker Prairie

Please join us at MPF’s Lordi Marker Prairie in Pettis County, 14 miles south of Sedalia, MO. 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Guided hikes with Missouri Prairie Foundation Vice President of Science & Management Bruce Schuette and Director of Prairie Management Jerod Huebner 4:00 p.m. Dedication of Lordi Marker Prairie, under a tent […]

Field Trip: Bellefontaine Fall Tree Walk

Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum 4947 W. Florissant Ave, St. Louis

Fall tree walk through the cemetery and arboretum. Enjoy a fall walk on the beautiful grounds of historic Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum in St. Louis with Horticulture supervisor Matt Garrett or other staff. Learn about the many native trees and wildlife conservation activities at Bellefontaine. ~1 mile walking tour. Free. To register, email outreach@moprairie.org or […]