Upcoming Events

May 6

May 6, 2017: MPF Native Plant Sale in Kansas City

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
4750 Troost Ave
Kansas City Missouri, 64110
9:30am - 2pm

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, May 6 at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110 from 9:30 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. or sell out. Vendors donate a generous portion of proceeds to help MPF conserve vital pollinator habitat on its native prairies. A variety of native […]

May 6

May 6, 2017: MPF Native Plant Sale at Bass Pro Shops®, Columbia

Bass Pro Shops
3101 Bass Pro Way
Columbia Missouri, 65201
10am - 2pm

A wide variety of native perennial wildflowers, grasses, sedges, vines, shrubs, and trees supplied by six vendors will be available for sale outside the entrance to Bass Pro Shops® at 3101 Bass Pro Drive, Columbia, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Plants for sun, shade, dry and moist soils will be available. Participating vendors are Gaylena’s Garden, Hawthorn Chapter […]

May 18

Thursday, May 18, 2017: Native Tree Walk In Columbia

Black Culture Center
Virginia Ave
University of Missouri
Columbia Missouri, 65201
5:30pm - 7pm

Native tree walk in recognition of the 5th anniversary of MPF as the home of the Grow Native! program, in partnership with Mizzou Botanic Garden. Bo Young, a student in the MU Center for Agroforestry, and member of the Forrest Keeling Nursery family, will be your guide to native trees on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus, which […]

May 20

May 20, 2017: MPF Native Plant Sale in Town & Country Whole Foods Market®

Town and Country Whole Foods Market
1160 Town and Country Crossing Drive
Town and Country Missouri, 63017
10am - 2pm

On Saturday, May 20, a wide variety of native perennial wildflowers, grasses, sedges, vines, shrubs, and trees supplied by Gaylena’s Garden of Fulton, MO will be available for sale outside the entrance to the Town & Country Whole Foods Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Plants for sun, shade, dry and moist soils will be available. […]

May 20

May 20, 2017: MPF Sand Prairies of the Bootheel Tour

Sand Prairie Conservation Area
Benton Missouri,
 
10am - 3pm

Our tour guide, Natural History Biologist Bruce Henry with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), will begin our tour at the MDC’s Sand Prairie Conservation Area near Benton, MO and explore the remnant prairie there. By car caravan we will proceed to several other sand prairies in the area, and end our tour at Lincoln University’s Finca […]

May 28

May 28, 2017: Glade and Savanna Breeding Bird Investigation

10am - 12pm

Glade and Savanna Breeding Bird Investigation, Sunday, 28 May, 2017, 10 am – noon Chute Ridge Glade near Roaring River State Park, Eagle Rock, MO (Barry County) Join naturalist and MPF technical advisor Jeff Cantrell for a free MPF in-the-field program on the nesting bird ecology of this National Audubon designated IBA (Important Bird Area). The group should be […]

Jun 2

June 2 & 3, 2017: Holy Trinity of Conservation

Prairie Restoration Farm
Bland Missouri,
 

At the Holy Trinity of Conservation event, listen to historical reenactors of Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, and John Muir, and see replicas of their cabin, shack, and tent at Prairie Star Restoration Farm. This event has been organized by MPF board member Jan Sassmann and her husband Bruce. MPF will have a booth at […]

Jun 3

June 3, 2017: National Prairie Day

In 2016, MPF registered the first Saturday in June on the National Day Calendar to help bring national attention to our priceless native grassland resources. If you are hosting a prairie event, MPF can promote it for you. Questions? Call 888-843-6739. Find resources at the National Prairie Day web site.

Jun 10

June 10 & 11, 2017: 8th Annual Prairie BioBlitz

MPF’s 8th Annual Prairie BioBlitz will be held at its 376-acre Stilwell Prairie, Vernon County. Adults and children can take part in nature study with experts on mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, pollinators, ants, butterflies, moths, spiders, and plants, and help inventory species from 117 acres of biologically rich prairie at the site. This event is […]

Jun 17

June 17, 2017: Native Tree and Glade Hike at Clifty Creek Natural Area

Clifty Creek Natural Area
Dixon Missouri,
 
10am - 1pm

Native tree and glade hike at Clifty Creek Natural Area in recognition of the 40th Anniversary of the Missouri Natural Areas program and the 5th anniversary of MPF as the home of the Grow Native! program. Clifty Creek Natural Area is in Maries County, near Dixon, MO. Hike will be led by Missouri Department of Conservation […]

Jun 24

June 24, 2017: Native Tree Walk at Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellfontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis Missouri,
 
10am - 12pm

Native Tree Walk in recognition of the 5th anniversary of MPF as the home of the Grow Native! Program, in partnership with Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, led by Bellefontaine Cemetery Horticulture Supervisor Kyle Cheesborough, 10 a.m. Limited to 45. Free. Register here. Questions? Call 888-843-6739. Register now.

Jul 22

July 22, 2017: MPF Board Meeting

10am -

Members are encouraged to attend these meetings, all of which will be held at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Meeting locations and other details will be provided as they become available. Questions? Call 888-843-6739.

Jul 23

July 23, 2017: MPF’s 2nd Annual Prairie School

MPF’s Prairie School is an on-the-prairie workshop about prairie stewardship, herbicide application, prescribed burning, plant identification, and other aspects of the conservation of our native grasslands, geared to landowners and professionals. Watch for registration information.

Aug 5

August 5, 2017: MPF Annual Dinner

MU Alumni Center
Columbia Missouri,
 

Join us for a great evening to benefit MPF’s prairie conservation work at this fundraiser to be held at the MU Alumni Center, Columbia. Missouri Department of Conservation Director Sarah Pauley will give welcoming remarks, and our guest speaker is ecologist Dr. Quinn Long with the Missouri Botanical Garden who will present Tallgrass Prairie in […]

Oct 15

October 15, 2017: MPF Board Meeting

9am -

Members are encouraged to attend these meetings. This meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. Meeting locations and other details will be provided as they become available. Questions? Call 888-843-6739.

Nov 3

November 3, 2017: Grow Native! Soils Workshop

Saint Louis Community College
Kirkwood Missouri,
 

Grow Native! Soils Workshop with Dr. Elaine Ingham, Dr. Alice Tipton, and Doug Peterson. At St. Louis Community College, Kirkwood, MO. Sponsored by landesign and Roeslein Alternative Energy. Watch for details.



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