“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
MPF Board Meeting, Dedication of Noah Brown’s Prairie, and Moth Evening Saturday, July 22, 2017 Join MPF board members and other guests as we dedicate MPF’s latest prairie acquisition—Noah Brown’s Prairie in Newton County near Joplin, at 2:00 p.m. The event follows the third quarter meeting of the MPF board of directors at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments […]
MPF’s 2nd Annual Prairie School Sunday, July 23, 2017 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MPF’s Noah Brown’s Prairie Newton County, Missouri MPF’s Prairie School is an on-the-prairie workshop about prairie stewardship, herbicide application, prescribed burning, plant identification, and other aspects of the conservation of our native grasslands, geared to landowners and professionals. Please join […]
Grow Native! Workshop in the Field A Concurrent Education Track at the MU Turf and Landscape Field Day Tuesday, August 1, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Missouri South Farm Research Center, Columbia, MO Produced by University of Missouri Plant Sciences Division and supported by MoGIA 6 CEUs available for Landscape Architects. Download […]
MPF Annual Dinner and Silent Auction Saturday, August 5, 2017 Ballroom, Reynolds Alumni Center, University Club University of Missouri, 704 Conley Avenue, Columbia, MO Don’t miss MPF’s Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, featuring guest speaker Dr. Quinn Long, presenting Tallgrass Prairie in the Anthropocene—Conservation in the Contemporary Landscape. Missouri Department of Conservation Director Sarah Parker Pauley will give welcoming remarks. […]
Grow Native! Tour of Eckert’s Farm Friday, August 11, 2017 7:30 a.m. to noon Eckert’s Farm 951 S Green Mt Rd. Belleville, IL 62220 Download the flyer and registration form here. Attendees will get a first-hand tour of Eckert’s Farm and learn more about how Eckert’s uses native plants to support local pollinators. […]
Enjoy seeing the total solar eclipse with other prairie enthusiasts at the property of MPF member Mark Belwood. Experience this historic solar eclipse amid tallgrass prairie reconstructions and away from city lights on the Belwood family farm, located between Marshall and Sedalia near the Interstate 70 and US 65 cloverleaf interchange. The partial eclipse begins […]
Sponsored by Grow Native! Professional Member Sugar Creek Gardens 1011 N. Woodlawn St. Louis, MO 63122-2803 At this session you’ll learn the Missouri native plants and techniques needed to create and maintain a lovely native plant garden. You’ll hear about the the long blooming sun perennials, along with delightful shade plants to ensure successful low-maintenance […]
MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, September 16 at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110 from 9:30 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. or sell out. Vendors donate a generous portion of proceeds to help MPF conserve vital pollinator habitat on its native prairies. A variety of native wildflowers, […]
Native Tree Walk with Eric Lovelace of Forrest Keeling Nursery to Dupont Forest Natural Area near Louisiana, MO. Meet at the nursery in Elsberry or at the natural area. 10:00 a.m. Free. Registration information coming soon. Questions? Call 888-843-6739.
Grow Native! Workshop: Restoration of Oak-Hickory Woodland and Bush Honeysuckle Management at Shaw Nature Reserve. Watch for details
Missouri Prairie Festival in St. Louis, organized by eMAP, to benefit MPF. Watch for details.
MPF Evening on the Prairie, which will follow the MMN Prairie Day at Dr. Wayne Morton’s prairie by Cole Camp. Watch for details.
Grow Native! Soils Workshop with Dr. Elaine Ingham, Dr. Alice Tipton, and Doug Peterson. At St. Louis Community College, Kirkwood, MO. Sponsored by landesign and Roeslein Alternative Energy. Watch for details.
Grow Native! native tree walk in partnership with Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, led by Bellefontaine Cemetery Horticulture Supervisor Kyle Cheesborough, 10 a.m. Limited to 45. Free. Registration information coming soon. Questions? Call 888-843-6739.