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

Zoom

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 […]

Grow Native! Master Class: Gardening on the Rocks with Scott Woodbury

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Rock gardens, boulders, rocky or gravelly soils and stone walls are great places to grow native plants that need excessively well-drained and dry sites. Plants that are normally shy performers like harebell, fire pink, glade coneflower, wild hyacinth and shooting star, suddenly become super stars in rocky gardens. If you are lucky enough to live […]

Grow Native! Webinar: Monarch Population Trends, Conservation & Climate Change

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Join us to learn the latest news about the status of monarch butterflies and how you can be part of the nationwide effort to conserve monarchs and their breathtaking migration. Dr. Chip Taylor, who has been researching monarchs for decades, will share population trends and how they are affected by climate change. He will also […]

Earth Day Special Webinar: Keeping our Water Healthy: Native Plants and Watersheds Panel

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Learn about native plants and water quality from a panel of professionals, Ronda Burnett, Dale Blevins, and Dr. Lisa Shulte-Moore, as they break down the steps all of us can take to keep watersheds healthy. The webinar will begin with Stream Teams United's new educational video, and the panelists, moderated by Stream Teams United Executive […]

MPF Webinar: Bicycling with Butterflies with Author Sara Dykman

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Learn about author and cyclist Sara Dykman's 10,201-mile journey following the monarch migration. Sara made history when she became the first person to bicycle along­side monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration—a round-trip solo adventure over nine months that included three countries. The webinar, to be held via Zoom, will be 45 minutes including a […]