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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]