Prairie Blazing Star at MPF’s Pleasant Run Creek. Photo: Bruce Schuette

Institutional Supporters

The organizations on this list support the promotion of native plants, and may be botanical institutions, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, or communities.

Arkansas Native Plant Society, Ozark Chapter

Garfield, AR

Phone: (501) 231-7455

Primary Business: Institutional Supporter; Education


Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 880-8585

Email: mgarrett@bcastl.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Community


City of Maryland Heights

Maryland Heights, MO

Phone: (314) 738-2232

Email: mzeek@marylandheights.com

Provider:

 Institutional Supporter: Community


City of Springfield

Springfield, MO

Phone: (417) 864-1954

Email: jmoler@springfieldmo.gov

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Institutional Supporter: Community

Primary Purpose: The City of Springfield is committed to sustainable practices and policies striking a balance among protecting the natural resources of our region, ensuring our economic vitality and lifting the burden of poverty and neglect from present and future generations.


Deep Roots

Kansas City, MO

Phone: (816) 301-7545

Email: hello@deeprootskc.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Primary Purpose: Vision: A future of beautiful, native landscapes connecting heartland communities where nature and people thrive together. KCNPI’s catalytic facilitation brings partners together to accomplish more.


Forest Park Forever

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314)932-5950

Email:  info@forestparkforever.org

Provider:
Education, Institutional Supporter: Non-profit organization

Primary Purpose: Forest Park Forever is a private nonprofit conservancy that works in partnership with the City of St. Louis and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry to restore, maintain and sustain Forest Park as one of America’s greatest urban public parks. 


Great Rivers Greenway

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 436-7009

Email: info@grgstl.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit organization, Community

Primary Purpose: Great Rivers Greenway makes the St. Louis region a more vibrant place to live, work and play by developing a network of greenways to connect people to their rivers, parks and communities.


Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis (LNAGSL)

St. Louis, MO

Primary Business: Institutional Supporter; Education


Missouri Native Seed Association

Jefferson City, MO

Phone: (573) 338-9453

Email: mowldflrs@socket.net

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-Profit Organization

Primary Purpose: The Missouri Native Seed Association is an organization of Missouri native seed producers and native seed collectors, state and federal government agencies, and other partners. The organizers strive to create fair and prosperous marketing opportunities for Missouri native seed producers and collectors. 


Mizzou Botanic Garden

Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 882-4240

Email: millierr@missouri.edu

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Botanical Institution, Educational Institution

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Primary Purpose: Botanical institution that displays, maintains, and identifies living plant specimens.


Monarch Watch

Lawrence, KS

Phone: (785) 864-4441

Email: monarch@ku.edu

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization, Educational Institution


The Nature Conservancy of Missouri

St. Louis

Phone: (314) 968-1105

Email: missouri@tnc.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Primary Purpose: The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. We use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. Together with our members and conservation partners, The Nature Conservancy of Missouri has protected more than 150,000 acres of critical lands in Missouri since 1956.


Powell Gardens

Kingsville, MO

Phone: (816) 697-2600

Email: info@powellgardens.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Botanical Institution

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Primary Purpose: Botanical institution that displays, maintains, and identifies living plant specimens.


Saint Louis Zoo

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 646-4706

Email: spevak@stlzoo.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations

Primary Purpose: The Saint Louis Zoo through the WildCare Institute for Native Pollinator Conservation focuses on the importance and diversity of pollinators, for the maintenance and survival of wildlife, ecosystems and agriculture. Its goals are: 1) Educating people about the importance and diversity of pollinators, 2) Developing and supporting collaborations for pollinator conservation and research, 3) Advancing understanding and appreciation of pollinators.


Shaw Nature Reserve

Gray Summit, MO

Phone: (314) 577-9530

Email: scott.woodbury@mobot.org

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Native Demonstration Gardens/Ecological Restoration Sites, Publications

Institutional Supporter: Botanical Institution, Non-profit Organization, Educational Institution

Related Products and Services: Native plant sales spring and fall

Primary Purpose: Botanical institution that displays, maintains, and identifies living plant specimens.


St. Louis Community College – Meramec – Horticulture Program

Kirkwood, MO

Phone: (314) 984-7293

Email: jpence@stlcc.edu

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites

Institutional Supporter: Botanical Institution, Educational Institution

Primary Purpose: Educational institution that provides horticulture courses including landscape design, plant identification, soil, grounds management, and plant propagation


Sierra Club–Three Rivers Project

Alton, IL

Phone: (618) 462-6802

Email: virginia.woulfe-beile@sierraclub.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations; Demonstration gardens/restoration sites; Publications


St. Louis Audubon

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 599-7390

Email: mitch@stlouisaudubon.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Services: Landscape/Habitat Planning, Plant Identification and Inventory

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations


Straatmann Toyota–Washington

Washington, MO

Phone: (636) 239-4775 

Email: straatmanntoyota@yahoo.com

Primary Purpose:

Institutional Supporter


Stream Teams United

Shelbina, MO

Phone: (573) 586-0747 

Email: mary@streamteamsunited.org

Provider:
Education

Institutional Supporter


Watershed Committee of the Ozarks Inc.

Springfield, MO

Phone: (417) 866-1127

Email: mike@watershedcommittee.org

Primary Purpose:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Education


Wild Bird Rehabilitation

Overland, MO

Phone: (314) 426-6400

Email: wildbirdrehab@gmail.org

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Primary Purpose: Wild Bird Rehabilitation’s mission is to ensure the survival of wild native songbirds through professional medical care and education regarding their value and needs.

Wild Bird Rehabilitation is a nonprofit hospital for native songbirds. We are federally licensed and hold permits through the Missouri Conservation Department for the care and treatment of migratory and native songbirds. We promote native plants through our educational program.


Wild Ones, Northwest Arkansas Ozark Chapter

Garfield, AR

Phone: (501)231-7455

Email: wildonesozarkchapter@gmail.com

Primary Purpose: Education; Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization


Wild Ones St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 303-8309

Email: gramg63@gmail.com

Provider:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization 

 

The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program provide this list of suppliers of native plant products and services as a convenience to gardeners, landowners, and landscape enthusiasts. It is the responsibility of the consumer to check the references of, negotiate fees with, and make all arrangements with those listed in this Resource Guide. The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program accept no responsibility for products and services rendered.