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Native Plant Academy

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Introducing Urban Communities to Nature

4 webinars and 2 in-person workshops. Please register in advance here.

Participants attending webinars and workshops will be eligible to apply for a paid internship in Kansas City, Missouri. Deadline to register for those applying for internships is May 5. Others can register at any time.

–Webinar: 2-3 p.m. Thursday, May 6 – Introduction to native plants
–Webinar: 2-3 p.m. Thursday, May 13 – Native plants with pollinators and other wildlife
–Webinar: 2-3 p.m. Thursday, May 20 – Native edible plants and value-added products
–Webinar: 2-3 p.m. Thursday, May 27 – Principles of native plant garden design
–Workshop: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5 – Hands-on training: Preparing the garden site. Location: Nottingham Apts., Washington St. and 18th West St.
–Workshop: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12 – Native plant garden establishment. Location: Nottingham Apts., Washington St. and 18th West St.
–Tour and Graduation: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 19 – Certificates will be awarded and internships announced. Location: Anita B. Gorman Discovery Conservation Center 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110

In case you cannot participate in all webinars, the recordings will be available on YouTube three days after webinars are presented. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact us in advance.

For information contact Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall:
Cell phone: 573-289-2018
Facebook page: Native Plants and More

Register Here

View the flyer in English and Spanish.

Put on by: Lincoln University Cooperative Extension with support from Missouri Department of Conservation, Grow Native!, Deep Roots, and Westside Housing.

Photo: Bruce Schuette