Grow Native! Webinar: Transforming a Yard from Invasives to Natives with Carrie Coyne

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Carrie Coyne is the Horticulture Program Facilitator at St. Louis Community College and she is also a homeowner. When Carrie moved into her home, the yard was choked with invasive plants. With a plan and determination, she and her husband transformed their St. Louis County property into an oasis of native plants. Learn how they […]

Runge Prairie Tour and Missouri Bumble Bee Atlas Training with Doug Helmers

Runge Prairie

The Missouri Bumble Bee Atlas is a statewide citizen science project aimed at tracking and conserving Missouri’s native bumble bees. Join MPF Board Member Doug Helmers to tour MPF's Runge Prairie near Kirksville, MO, and receive training on the Missouri Bumble Bee Atlas. No ID experience needed! Pack a sack lunch to enjoy on the […]

Field Trip: Bellefontaine Evergreen Hill Natural Areas

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

Join one of Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum’s horticulturalists for a walking tour exploring the natural areas on the east side of the property. From meadow to forest, this tour will explore native plants and plant communities and discuss the natural history of BCA and the surrounding region. We will also talk about the value of […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Lincoln University’s Finca EcoFarm with Nadia Navarrete-Tindall

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This presentation showcases the Finca EcoFarm at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. A finca is a small farm in Latin America where native plants, fruits, flowers, and vegetables are produced for consumption and income. "Finca" also stands for Families Integrating Nature, Conservation, and Agriculture. The Finca EcoFarm is established on campus where visitors can […]

Dedication of Shelton L. Cook Memorial Meadow

Shelton L. Cook Memorial Meadow

In June 2021, the Missouri Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) donated three properties to MPF, including this 302-acre property in Barton County.  Shelton L. Cook Memorial Meadow is a highly diverse upland dry-mesic chert prairie with a prairie swale. Please join us to dedicate this prairie on Saturday, June 30 at 2:00 p.m. MPF […]

Grow Native! Native by Design: Successful Gardens for Pollinators and People

Leclaire Room at the N.O. Nelson Campus of Lewis and Clark Community College (Edwardsville, IL) 600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL

September 9, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Leclaire Room at the N.O. Nelson Campus of Lewis and Clark Community College (600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL) Registration fee includes breakfast: $25 for Grow Native! or Missouri Prairie Foundation members, $30 for non-members, and $15 with student ID. Register here     Keynote speakers James […]

St. Louis Area Native Plant Sale — World Bird Sanctuary

World Bird Sanctuary 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, September 10, at World Bird Sanctuary, 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd., Valley Park, MO 63088, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 […]

Kansas City Native Plant Sale

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

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, September 17, at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Native plants beautify landscapes and help support songbirds and other cherished wildlife. Buy native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, trees, vines, sedges, and native seed […]

Springfield Native Plant Sale

Watershed Center 2400 E. Valley Water Mill Rd., Springfield, MO

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, September 17 at the Watershed Center, 2400 E Valley Water Mill Rd., Springfield, MO, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 Native! […]

Native Plant Sale at Meramec State Park

Meramec State Park 115 Meramec Park Dr., Sullivan, Missouri

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, September 24 at Meramec State Park, 115 Meramec Park Dr. Sullivan, MO, 63080, MO, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 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 Native! […]

Native Plant Sale at Bonebrake Center in Salem, MO

Bonebreak Center 601 N Hickory St,, Salem, Missouri

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, September 24 at the Bonebreak Center, 601 N Hickory St,, Salem, MO, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 Native! professional members: […]