Grow Native! Webinar: Designing with Native Plants with Ronda Burnett

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Designing with Native Plants: Tips for Species Selection, Design Concepts, and Maintenance Practices This webinar will cover the basics of selecting native plants for your next project. Design themes, site programming, and maintenance needs will be considered along with physical site conditions, plant availability, and green infrastructure services. An overview of art and design principles […]

MPF Webinar: Grassland Amphibians and Reptiles with Brian Edmond

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Learn about the frogs, snakes, turtles, and other amphibians and reptiles that depend on grassland habitat, including prairies, to survive. The webinar, to be held via Zoom, will be 45 minutes including a question and answer session. The webinar will be recorded, and sent to all registrants as well as posted to our YouTube channel. […]

Native by Design: Digging in to 2021 with Your Garden Plan

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Join regional native plant experts and enthusiasts for a Q&A Workshop about planning your native garden. Get tips on how to lay out your garden, where to source plants, what to plant and when, and more! Register Here Speakers: Scott Moss (moderator), Christine Favilla, Charlie Pitts, and others to be announced! Scott Moss – Coordinator […]

Grow Native! Master Class: Native Alternatives with James Faupel

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Native Alternatives for Invasive Trees & Shrubs, and for Traditional Non-Native Herbaceous Plants When looking at the history of most non-native, invasive trees and shrubs, they began as horticultural introductions. So, what would be the best Missouri native plants to replace them horticulturally? We'll answer this question, as well as look at what native plants […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Native Predatory Wasps with Heather Holm

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Native Predatory Wasps: Their Role as Beneficial Insects and Incidental Pollinators of Native Plants Predatory wasps are the most misunderstood and overlooked flower-visiting insects. Heather will highlight wasp diversity, nesting strategies, prey specificity, and their dependence on native plants in this fascinating presentation. Wasps provide essential ecosystem services including pest insect population control and plant […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Invasive Plant Q & A with Dr. Quinn Long and Matt Arndt

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Invasive, non-native plants threaten native biodiversity and have negative economic impacts for the timber and horticulture production, the outdoor recreation industry, and other sectors. Join invasive plant experts Dr. Quinn Long and Matt Arndt to learn more about many of these plants. Drawing from the Missouri Invasive Plant Task Force's list of 142 invasive plants […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Build Your Own Bird Sanctuary with Mitch Leachman

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This seminar will discuss how songbirds and hummingbirds can be attracted to landscapes through the use of native plants that furnish insects, seeds, flowers, and fruits for birds. Specific examples of the most versatile and adaptable native woody and herbaceous plants will be included as well as simple gardening practices essential for birds. The session […]

MPF Webinar: Notes from Underground: Ants in the Prairie with Dr. James Trager

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Grassland ants all nest underground, but during the growing season, most live nearer and become active at the surface or even above ground level, where the flourish of prairie life is in such vibrant force. The webinar, to be held via Zoom, will be 45 minutes including a question and answer session. The webinar will […]

Grow Native! Master Class: Native Shrubs of the Lower Midwest with Alan Branhagen

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Designing with, Maintaining, and Enjoying Native Shrubs of the Lower Midwest. This program is a guide for those who wish to enrich their gardens or landscapes with native shrubs, and create an aesthetic that captures their spirit of our place in the Lower Midwest. The program will explore how to effectively use native shrubs to […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Reflections on Urban Native Gardening with Cody Hayo

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Reflections on Urban Native Gardening: Practical Advice for Homeowners as well as Beginning Professionals Cody Hayo will discuss the rewards and challenges of starting and operating a native plant focused landscaping business in an urban area. Cody will highlight case studies over five years in gardens ranging in size from 10 square feet to 10,000 […]