MPF Webinar: Honduras: A Natural Haven for Migratory Birds


In many places around the world, natural resources are being degraded. Lakes have been dredged, rivers diverted, entire forests chopped down. Luckily, there is still plenty of open space, beautiful forests, a breathtaking lake, and whitewater rivers in Honduras, which is home to a large number of migratory bird species—many of which we enjoy during […]

MPF Webinar: Challenges and Opportunities for Conserving Rare Grassland Plants


Temperate grasslands are an endangered biome and the least protected habitat on earth. Known for their remarkable species-richness, temperate grasslands are home to a multitude of rare plants with specialized adaptations to fire, drought, and unusual soils. In this presentation with Dr. Matthew Albrecht, we will explore the unique grasslands of the Midwest and Mid-South […]

Short-Eared Owl Hike at Shawnee Trail Conservation Area

Shawnee Trail Conservation Area 160 SW 160th Ln, Mindenmines, MO, United States

Join Jeff Cantrell, MPF Technical Advisor, on Monday, February 8, 2024 for a short-eared owl hike at Shawnee Trail Conservation Area (Barton County), 160 SW 160th Lane, Mindenmines, MO 64769. Limited to 12 participants. We will be walking maintenance roads, which may be muddy, depending on the weather.  Meet at Pin Oak Lake at 4:30 p.m. […]

Southwest Illinois Workshop: Landscape Challenges & Native Plant Solutions

Lewis and Clark Community College 600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL, United States

The Southwest Illinois Grow Native! (SWIL) Workshop is returning to the Lewis and Clark Community College, N.O. Nelson Campus, in Edwardsville, Illinois on February 24, 2024, from 7:30 am to noon. This workshop will focus on various landscape challenges and the solutions that native plants can provide. The keynote speaker is Natural Land Institute Executive […]

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