DATE CHANGE: January 26, 2019: Prairie Soil Fungi Presentation by Dr. Alice Tipton

Please note: due to inclement weather, the meeting and talk have been moved to Saturday, Jan. 26 at the same time and location.

Alice Tipton on Schwartz Prairie

Going Underground: Fungal Communities of Remnant and Restored Grasslands

Following the MPF Board of Director's meeting on January 26, 2019, Dr. Alice Tipton will present "Going Underground: Fungal Communities of Remnant and Restored Grasslands," open to the public at 1:30 p.m., at the Boone County Government Center, 801 East Walnut, Room 333, Columbia, MO.

During this free presentation, Dr. Tipton will present findings of her research on the fascinating world of mycorrhizal fungi, and the critical role of these organisms in prairie ecosystems. Dr. Alice Tipton, of Columbia, MO, received her PhD. from the University of Missouri in 2016, and conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Kansas, working on projects testing how mycorrhizal fungal inoculation can act as a tool in prairie reconstruction. She is currently an assistant professor of biology at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

The event is free but we ask that you register online here by logging in with your email address, or by calling 888-843-6739 or by sending an email with participant names to

1/26/2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Boone County Government Center 801 E. Walnut, Room 333 65201 Columbia, MO

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