Upcoming Events

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,

Don’t miss MPF’s Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, featuring guest speaker Dr. Quinn Long, presenting Tallgrass Prairie in the Anthropocene—Conservation in the Contemporary Landscape. Missouri Department of Conservation Director Sarah Parker Pauley will give welcoming remarks.   Ecologist Dr. Quinn Long will draw upon his academic and applied background in prairie botany, ecology, and restoration as he discusses conservation of […]

Aug 21

Monday, August 21, 2017: Prairie Eclipse Party near Marshall, MO

Enjoy seeing the total solar eclipse with other prairie enthusiasts at the property of MPF member Mark Belwood. Experience this historic solar eclipse amid tallgrass prairie reconstructions and away from city lights on the Belwood family farm, located between Marshall and Sedalia near the Interstate 70 and US 65 cloverleaf interchange. The partial eclipse begins […]

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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