May 20, 2017: MPF Sand Prairies of the Bootheel Tour
Sand Prairie Conservation Area
- 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 Farm at Haywood City to learn about Lincoln’s native plant projects, and sample some native edibles. Rain or shine. Dress for the weather and walking, and bring a sack lunch and water. Free. Limited to 40. Register now. Questions? Call 888-843-6739.