MPF World Bird Sanctuary Native Plant Sale

World Bird Sanctuary 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park

MPF will hold a pre-order/pickup only native plant sale on Saturday, September 12 at the World Bird Sanctuary, 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO 63088 from 11 a.m. till 1:30 p.m. No extra plants will be available the day of the sale. For the safety of our vendors, staff, volunteers, and guests, this […]

MPF 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, September 19 at 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. For the safety of our vendors, staff, volunteers, and […]

MoIP Webinar: Ceasing the Sale of Invasive Plants


In this free webinar, learn from Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force Chair Carol Davit and Vice Chair Matt Arndt about MoIP's idea to propose a new state statute that would cease the sale of specific plants known to be invasive in Missouri. The intent of this proposal would be to stop more economic and ecologic […]

FULL: Pawnee and Helton Prairies Natural Areas Tour

Pawnee Prairie Natural Area

EVENT FULL: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Join Mike Leahy, Missouri Conservation Department (MDC) Natural Community Ecologist and Missouri Prairie Foundation Technical Advisor, on a hike and guided tour of rare deep soil prairies of northern Missouri at MDC’s Pawnee Prairie and Helton Prairie Natural Areas. See prairie plants not typically seen south of the Missouri […]

MPF Watershed Committee of the Ozarks Native Plant Sale

Watershed Center 2400 East Valley Water Mill Road, Springfield

MPF will hold a native plant sale at the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks, 2400 E Valley Water Mill Rd., Springfield, MO, 65803 on September 26, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For the safety of our vendors, staff, volunteers, and guests, this sale will be a pre-paid/pickup format only. No extra plants will […]

Grow Native! Master Class: Landscaping with Goldenrods & Asters with Scott Woodbury 


Our first Grow Native! master class is Landscaping with Goldenrods & Asters on Sept. 30 with one of the Midwest's leading experts on native landscaping—Scott Woodbury, manager of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve. In this class, you will learn about the many species of goldenrods and asters available for landscaping, their growing […]

MPF Webinar: Pollinator Overview with Jennifer Hopwood


Pollinators are essential to maintaining the health of our ecosystems and to our food security. In this insect pollinator webinar, Jennifer Hopwood, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist at the Xerces Society, will discuss the major pollinator groups that can be found in the Midwest, including bees, moths, butterflies, wasps, and beetles, explain the life cycles of pollinators, […]

MPF Master Class: Pollination and Pollinators of Missouri’s Flora with Mike Arduser


Native bee biologist Mike Arduser will share many significant aspects of insect pollination of Missouri’s native plants. Arduser will showcase plants with particular pollination strategies—from spring through summer and into fall—and discuss their roles in supporting pollinators in our natural communities. Some of the plants Arduser will highlight are prairie trout lily, prairie willow, redbud, flowering dogwood, […]

Native Tree Walk at Mizzou Botanic Garden

Jesse Hall - Mizzou 801 Conley Ave, Columbia

Enjoy a fall walk on the beautiful grounds of Mizzou Botanic Garden with Dr. Chris Starbuck. Learn about the many native trees across the University of Missouri-Columbia campus, which is a designated botanical garden. Free. Limited to 15. Current health safety requirement for this walk will be sent to registrants. To register, call 636-303-7418. Meet […]

Grow Native! Master Class: Ozark Native Plants for Residential Landscapes with Eric Fuselier


Eric Fuselier will deliver a talk on plants native to the Ozarks that are ideal for residential landscaping and home gardens. Eric will also discuss how you can determine whether a particular species is right for your garden, given the environmental conditions present on your property. Eric Fuselier, PWS is an Environmental Project Manager at […]

Picnics on the Prairie

Various Locations

In lieu of our annual Evening on the Prairie event, we will be hosting multiple “Picnics on the Prairie” at five different MPF prairies around the state, where folks are invited to bring a picnic lunch, enjoy the prairie, and participate in optional distanced hikes or personal self-guided educational activities. These small events will be […]

MPF Board Meeting


Held via Zoom. Email if you are interested in attending.