Grow Native! Participates in CoMoGives 2022

Grow Native! Participates in CoMoGives 2022

The Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Grow Native! program is proud to once again participate in the annual CoMoGives online fundraiser, beginning on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022 and continuing through the end of year. CoMoGives is a project of the Central...
Leave the Leaves

Leave the Leaves

By Carol Davit, Missouri Prairie Foundation Executive Director Photo of leaves in native plant bed: Carol Davit. Through the mastery and mystery of plant chemistry, leaf abscission occurs every fall in woodlands and forests, and petioles detach from deciduous tree and...
September Gold

September Gold

By Carol Davit, Missouri Prairie Foundation Executive Director Photo of rigid goldenrod (Solidago rigida) and blue sage (Salvia azurea) at Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Snowball Hill Prairie: Bruce Schuette. On prairies, prairie plantings, native gardens, many...
Missouri Prairie Foundation Bestows 2022 Awards

Missouri Prairie Foundation Bestows 2022 Awards

The Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Annual Dinner, held virtually on August 27, 2022, was a celebration of Missouri’s prairie legacy. During the event, the 56-year-old prairie conservation organization and land trust paid tribute to four awardees. “Missouri’s remaining...
The Magic of Milkweed

The Magic of Milkweed

By Erica Ballard Recently, the migratory monarch butterfly was added to the International Union for Conservation’s (IUCN) endangered species red list. As these declining butterflies depend entirely on milkweed as host plants during their caterpillar stage, programs...