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  • Linden’s Prairie, Lawrence County » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    the Missouri Department of Conservation Funds from a generous bequest from Linden Trial and a grant from the Robert J Trulaske Jr Family Foundation made the purchase possible The prairie had been owned protected and managed by the Cox Family for generations The prairie is known for its high native prairie plant quality Address for GPS Linden s Prairie County Road 2120 Mount Vernon MO 65712 Directions Linden s Prairie

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  • Events » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    Native Tree Walk at Union Cemetery in Kansas City June 14 2015 Native Tree Walk at Union Cemetery 227 E 28th Terrace Kansas City MO 64108 Sponsored By Powell Gardens and Grow Native Union Cemetery has premier examples of old growth native white oaks and its champion trees include Kentucky coffeetree hackberry and sassafras This Central Park of Kansas City dates back to 1849 and Jun 13 June 13 Dedication of MPF s Linden s Prairie Dedication of MPF s Linden s Prairie in near Mt Vernon MO purchased by MPF in October 2014 Start time 2 00 Rain or shine You are invited to enjoy the dedication ceremony refreshments and a guided walking tour of this 171 acre original unplowed prairie gem in Lawrence County To RSVP call 888 843 6739 or email info moprairie com The Missouri Jun 6 June 6 7 MPF s 6th Annual Prairie BioBlitz 2015 The Missouri Prairie Foundation s Sixth Annual Prairie BioBlitz will be held at La Petite Gemme Prairie Polk County At this beautiful 37 acre original prairie a designated Missouri Natural Area owned by the Missouri Prairie Foundation and managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation take part in nature study with experts on mammals birds amphibians reptiles pollinators ants May 29 May 29 Bioswale Design Maintenance with Native Plants A Workshop for Professionals 8 30am 3pm The Missouri Prairie Foundation s Grow Native Program is very pleased to organize this Bioswale Design Maintenance with Native Plants workshop in conjunction with George Owens Nature Center in Independence MO on Friday May 29 2015 At this native plant and water management workshop for municipalities engineers architects and designers participants will learn detailed information May 16 May 16 MPF Plant Sale at Bass Pro in Columbia 10am 2pm Where 3101 Bass Pro Dr Columbia MO 65202 Saturday May 16 2015 10 00 a m to 2 00 p m Fantastic sale with five native plant vendors Missouri Wildflower Nursery Forrest Keeling Nursery Gaylena s Garden Longfellow s Garden Center Missouri Native Plant Society Fabulous native wildflowers grasses shrubs trees and more available for sale Vendors donate a portion of sale May 13 May 13 Benefit Concert for Kickapoo Edge Prairie Garden The second in the Americana in the Gardens concert series will be Wednesday May 13 2015 at the Springfield Botanical Center featuring award winning acoustic musician singer songwriter Rupert Wates The musical performance at 6 30 p m benefits the Kickapoo Edge Prairie one of five naturalized areas among the 20 themed gardens and 15 special collections in the Springfield Botanical Gardens May 9 May 9 Native Tree Walk at Mizzou Botanic Garden Christopher Bond Life Sciences Center Columbia MO 9 30am 11 30am Native Tree Walk at the University of Missouri Botanic Garden from 9 30 to 11 30 a m Enjoy a spring stroll on the University of Missouri Columbia campus also a botanical garden with Dr Chris Starbuck Associate Professor Emeritus with MU s Division of Plant Sciences and past president of the Friends of Mizzou Botanic Garden as your guide to native tree specimens May 2 May 2 MPF Native Plant Sale at Town and Country Whole Foods Market Town and Country Whole Foods Market 1160 Town and Country Crossing Drive Town and Country MO 63017 9am 3pm A fabulous selection and quantity of choice native perennials grasses sedges vines shrubs and trees supplied by Missouri Wildflowers Nursery will be available outside the entrance to the Town Country Whole Foods Market from 9 00 a m to 3 00 p m Don t miss this great sale To pre order contact Missouri Wildflowers Nursery at 573 496 3492 or mowldflrs socket net and your order will be waiting for you Apr 25 MPF Native Plant Sale at City Market City Market 5th and Walnut Kansas City MO 8am 1pm Join us at City Market 5th and Walnut Kansas City rain or shine from 8 00 a m to 1 00 p m Native plants for a variety of growing conditions will be available Missouri Wildflowers Nursery and Applied Ecological Services will supply plants shrubs vines and trees To pre order for April 25 sale contact Missouri Wildflowers Nursery at Apr 23 Apr 23 Chip Taylor to Speak at Mizzou Botanic Garden Room 22 in Tate Hall Columbia Missouri 6pm 7pm Apr 19 April 19 Tree Walk Sponsored By Powell Gardens and Grow Native Mount Washington Cemetery 614 S Brookside Ave Independence MO 1pm 3pm Sunday April 19th from1 00 p m to 3 00 p m learn about native trees in spring summer and fall from Alan Branhagen Director of Horticulture at Powell Gardens Meet at the main entrance at Mount Washington Cemetery 614 S Brookside Ave Independence MO 64053 This walk is timed to enjoy the flowering dogwoods in bloom It is the site Apr 19 Apr 19 Ozark Regional Land Trust s Grand Opening of Wood s Prairie 4pm Please join ORLT for a spring Grand Opening at Wood s Prairie Sunday afternoon April 19 at 4 00p m This event will celebrate the completion of a 15 year effort by ORLT in cooperation with Missouri Prairie Foundation that has restored and permanently protected this stunning isolated prairie in southwest Missouri A recent grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation Apr 18 April 18 25 MPF Annual KC Native Plant Sales City Market 5th and Walnut Kansas City 8am 1pm Native Plant Sales at the City Market 5th and Walnut Kansas City April 18th 25th from 8 00 a m to 1 00 p m Apr 15 April 15 MFP Fundraising Concert in Springfield 6 30am Singer songwriter and bluesman Dana Hubbard will perform at the Springfield Botanical Center 2400 S Scenic on Wednesday April 15 at 6 30 p m Hubbard has received awards at from the Telluride Blues Brews Festival Indie International Songwriting Contest and the American River Music Festival Musician What he does with the guitar using only his hands is amazing Apr 11 April 11 Free Botany Presentation by Justin Thomas All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church 4501 Walnut Street Kansas City MO 64111 10am 11 30am Justin R Thomas Director Institute of Botanical Training LLC will present Plant Interactions on the Grasslands The Good The Bad and The Calendar Prairie hosted by MPF at 10 00 a m at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church 4501 Walnut Street Kansas City MO 64111 Free and open to the public The MPF Board of Directors will Mar 31 March 31 Introduction To Missouri s Raptors Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4601 S Nature Center Way SPRINGFIELD MO 65804 4920 Raptors also known as birds of prey are an endlessly fascinating group of birds that are adapted to eating meat Join birder and Missouri Prairie Foundation MPF technical advisor Jeff Cantrell as he shares through photographs interesting life history information and helpful identification tips about these majestic Missouri birds Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4601 S Nature Center Mar 28 March 28 Grow Native Plant Sale at Runge Conservation Nature Center Jefferson City Runge Conservation Nature Center 2901 W Truman Blvd Jefferson City MO 65102 10am 2pm Grow Native Professional Members Missouri Wildflowers Nursery Forrest Keeling Nursery Pure Air Natives and Gaylena s Garden will be selling a wide variety and large quantity of native wildflowers grasses sedges vines shrubs and trees at this annual sale hosted by Runge Conservation Nature Center Sale is 10 00 a m to 2 00 p m To preorder and have your Mar 24 Grow Native May 29 Professional Workshop Bioswale Design and Maintenance with Native Plants A Native Plant and Water Management Workshop For Municipalities Engineers Architects and Designers Friday May 29 2015 George Owens Nature Center Independence Missouri Visit GrowNative Org for Full Details and Registration Earn up to 3 5 Continuing Education Credits Attendees who participate for the full day workshop may request a Record of Attendance following completion of the Mar 24 Grow Native May 30 Homeowner Workshop Raingarden Design Maintenance with Native Plants A Native Plant and Water Management Workshop For Homeowners and Landscape Enthusiasts Saturday May 30 2015 George Owens Nature Center Independence Missouri Visit GrowNative Org for Full Details Registration During this workshop you will learn where to start when planning a raingarden for your home landscape detailed information for managing water with raingardens Mar 19 March 19 Native Plant Education Program with Patty Lynch Scenic Regional Library Union Branch 308 Hawthorne Dr Union MO 11am 12pm March 19 Native Plant Education Program presented by Grow Native Professional Member Hillerman s Nursery Free Patty Lynch of Hillerman s Nursery will give this presentation at the Scenic Regional Library Union Branch 308 Hawthorne Dr Union MO 63084 from 11 00 a m to 12 00 p m RSVP to April Fundell 636 583 3224 Feb 28 February 28 Partners for Native Landscaping Workshop St Louis February 28 2015 Partners for Native Landscaping Workshop St Louis Registration information Event flyer Feb 5 February 5 Doug Tallamy at MNRC Native Plant Champion Doug Tallamy to Speak at Missouri Natural Resources Conference February 5 2015 You won t want to miss hearing entomologist Dr Doug Tallamy plenary speaker at the upcoming Missouri Natural Resources Conference at Tan Tar A Lake of the Ozarks on Feb 5 at 9 a m You can register for the full conference February 4 6 2015 Jan 3 Grow Native Presentations at the Western Crown Center 2345 McGee Street Kansas City MO More information Don t miss the fabulous Grow Native series of talks that will be part of the upcoming Western Nursery Landscape Association trade show education event Jan 3 5 2015 at Crown Center in Kansas City Oct 25 Barnett Mountain Hike Rocky Creek Conservation Area Shannon County Eminence MO 10am 4pm Created one billion years ago by volcanic activity Barnett Mountain is encircled just below its peak with igneous glades with robust prairie grasses and amazing views Click event title for details Oct 22 Grow Native Workshop Indentification and Control of Invasive Plants Shaw Nature Reserve Carriage House Hwy 100 1 44 Gray Summit MO 63039 9am 3 30pm This workshop organized by the Missouri Prairie Foundation s Grow Native program in conjunction with Shaw Nature Reserve is intended for Grow Native members and other professionals involved with invasive plant control and removal Click event title for details Oct 11 MPF Annual Meeting Prairie Day and Evening on the Prairie Dr Wayne Morton s prairie Cole Camp MO Tours of Dr Morton s prairie live music astronomy a photo contest bird mist netting with the MO River Bird Observatory and more will be part of the event Click event title for details Sep 27 Prairie Jubilee Prairie State Park Prairie State Park 128 NW 150th Ln Mindenmines MO 64769 10am 4pm September 27 2014 Prairie Jubilee Prairie State Park Take part in activities with interpreters to learn what it was like to live on the prairie Sep 20 Grow Native Workshop Advanced Native Plant Landscape Design Greene County Botanical Center 2400 S Scenic Ave Springfield MO 65807 9am 2 30pm Topics will include landscaping with native trees rain garden design and landscaping for pollinators Click event title for details Jul 26 MPF Board of Directors Meeting Prairie Fork Conservation Area Williamsburg MO Saturday July 26 2014 MPF Board of Directors Meeting Click event title for details Jun 28 Tour of MPF s Welsch Tract Restoration Project Welsch Tract Dade County MO 7pm 9pm Saturday June 28 2014 Tour of MPF s Welsch Tract Restoration Project evening walking tour of the restoration in progress at MPF s Welsch Tract an 80 acre addition to MPF s Coyne Prairie in Dade County Click event title for details Jun 26 Prairies Pollinators A Special Evening to Benefit the Missouri Prairie Foundation Posty Cards 1600 Olive Street Kansas City MO 64127 5 30pm 8pm Thursday June 26 2014 Prairies Pollinators A Special Evening to Benefit the Missouri Prairie Foundation learn why native pollinators are critical to sustaining our natural world and our food supply Click event title for details Jun 21 Grow Native Field Tour and Picnic Dinner Double T Farm Miller County St Elizabeth MO 4pm 7pm Saturday June 21 2014 Grow Native Field Tour and Picnic Dinner Tour this 325 acre farm in Miller County and see first hand how to use natives to restore glades establish prairie pasture for cattle and stabilize a stream bank and improved water quality with native trees and shrubs Click event title for details Jun 18 Lecture and Book Signing with Dr Gary Paul Nabhan Town and Country Whole Foods Market 1160 Town and Country Crossing Drive Town and Country MO 63017 10am 11 30am Wednesday June 18 2014 Lecture and Book Signing with Dr Gary Paul Nabhan internationally celebrated nature writer food and farming activist and proponent of conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity Click event title for details Jun 14 Grow Native Workshop University of Missouri s Bradford Farm 4968 Rangeline Road Columbia MO 65201 9am 2pm Saturday June 14 2014 Grow Native Workshop Converting Fescue to Native Grasses and Wildflowers Click event title for details Jun 7 MPF s 5th Annual Prairie BioBlitz 2014 Gayfeather Prairie Vernon County Gayfeather Prairie Vernon County MO 2pm 12pm Schedule Change for MPF s 5th Annual Prairie BioBlitz Click event title for details May 24 MPF Field Trip to Union Ridge Conservation Area Spring Creek Ranch Natural Area Greencastle MO 63544 10am 2pm Saturday May 24 2014 MPF Field Trip to Union Ridge Conservation Area Join Biologists Darren Thornhill and Ryan Jones of the Missouri Department of Conservation for a tour of this biologically rich area near Greencastle Mo Click event title for details May 3 LUSH Charity Pot Lotion Party Featuring MPF The Galleria PH 314 725 6333 1155 St Louis Galleria Bentwood MO 63117 12pm 5pm Saturday May 3 2014 LUSH Charity Pot Lotion Party Featuring MPF Enjoy shopping at LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics at the Galleria Click event title for details May 3 MPF Plant Sale at Whole Foods Market St Louis Area Town and Country Whole Foods Market 1160 Town and Country Crossing Drive Town and Country MO 63017 9am 3pm Saturday May 3 2014 MPF Plant Sale at Whole Foods Market St Louis Area A wide variety of native perennial wildflowers grasses sedges vines shrubs and trees supplied by Missouri Wildflowers Nursery will be available for sale Click event title for details Apr 26 MPF Annual Native Plant Sales 4 19 26 The City Market 20 E 5th St Kansas City MO 64106 8am 1pm Saturday April 26 2014 MPF Annual Native Plant Sales Click event title for details Apr 19 MPF Annual Native Plant Sales 4 19 26 City Market 20 E 5th St Kansas City MO 64106 8am 1pm Saturday April 19 2014 MPF Annual Native Plant Sales Click event title for details Apr 19 Edgar Denison Day Kirkwood Farmer s Market Kirkwood Farmers Market 150 E Argonne Dr Kirkwood MO 63122 10am 3pm Saturday April 19 2014 The life and work of native plant pioneer and MPF patron Edgar Denison a resident of Kirkwood will be celebrated at Kirkwood s Earth Day Click event title for details Apr 12 Rain Garden Tour at Burns McDonnell World Headquarters Burns McDonnell Headquarters 9400 Ward Parkway Kansas City MO 64114 10am Saturday April 12 2014 Rain Garden Tour at Burns McDonnell World Headquarters tour the impressive series of rain gardens and other stormwater management Click event title for details Mar 22 Grow Native Plant Sale at Runge Conservation Nature Center Runge Conservation Nature Center 330 Commerce Drive Jefferson City MO 65102 10am 2pm Saturday March 22 2014 There will be a wide variety and large quantity of native wildflowers grasses sedges shrubs and trees to purchase for your landscaping needs In addition free native landscaping literature will be available Click event title for details Mar 21 Partners for Native Landscaping A Workshop for Homeowners Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Blvd St Louis MO 63110 Friday and Saturday March 21 and 22 2014 Partners for Native Landscaping A Workshop for Homeowners Missouri Botanical Garden St Louis Click event title for details Mar 15 MPF Work Day at Stark Family Prairie Stark Prairie Hickory County MO 12pm 3pm Saturday March 15 2014 MPF Work Day at Stark Family Prairie Click event title for details Feb 22 MPF Work Day at Stilwell Prairie Stilwell Prairie Vernon County MO 10am 3pm Saturday February 22 2014 Volunteers are needed to cut brush Click event title for details Feb 15 MPF Work Day at Coyne Prairie Coyne Prairie Dade County MO 10am 3pm Saturday February 15 2014 Volunteers are needed to clear and pile wood from a draw Click event title for details Feb 8 Getting to Know Your Raptors Bird of Prey Workshop Prairie State Park 128 NW 150th Ln Mindenmines MO 64769 1pm 3pm Saturday February 8 2014 MPF Technical Advisor Jeff Cantrell identification tips and the life history of our prairie raptors Click event title for details Jan 25 MPF Board of Directors Meeting Springfield MO 1pm Saturday January 25 2014 MPF Board of Directors meeting Click event title for details Jan 11 Short Eared Owl Bird of Prey Trip Prairie State Park 128 NW 150th Ln Mindenmines MO 64769 4pm Short Eared Owl Bird of Prey Trip Prairie State Park and Shawnee Trail Conservation Area Barton County Click event title for details Dec 21 MPF Work Day at Stark Family Prairie Stark Prairie Hickory County Cross Timbers MO 65634 12 01pm 3pm Volunteers are needed to help cut small invading cedars from six acres of Stark Prairie Click event title for details Oct 19 Wildflower Seed Collecting at Cuivre River State Park Cuivre River State Park Troy MO Wildflower Seed Collecting at Cuivre River State Park Click event title for details Oct 13 MPF Members Can Help Collect Seeds for Prairie Fork Oct 13 Missouri Department of Conservation s Missouri Prairie Foundation

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  • Featured » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    Management Membership To receive news form MPF please enter your email address above and press enter on your keyboard Posts labeled Featured Why Prairie Matters New MPF Video Posted January 12 2014 at 10 44 pm Posted in Featured Home

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/category/featured/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Bruns Tract, Pettis County » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    Conservation Practice 25 Restoration and Management of a Declining Habitat The 160 acre property is located within the Green Ridge Grasslands Coalition Focus Area in Pettis County and lies between two properties managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation Directions The Bruns Tract is located in Pettis County on Hope Dale Road about 10 miles southwest of Sedalia From the intersection of Highway 65 and State Highway B in Sedalia

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/placemarks/bruns-tract/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Drovers Prairie, Pettis County » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    MPF in 1981 A total of 257 plant species have been recorded here including Michigan lily prairie hyacinth seedbox and cord grass in some of the wetter areas Greater prairie chickens have historically utilized Drovers Prairie Drovers Prairie is a key part of the Grasslands Coalition s Hi Lonesome Focus Area It is approximately two miles southwest of Paint Brush Prairie Conservation Area 314 acres and four miles northwest of

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/placemarks/drovers-prairie/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Friendly Prairie, Pettis County » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    the historic use of the site as an informal stop for travelers A total of 257 plant species have been recorded from Friendly Prairie and 52 bird species have been identified here including greater prairie chickens Friendly Prairie is approximately one mile north of Drovers Prairie less than two miles west of Paint Brush Prairie Conservation Area 314 acres and approximately five miles northwest of Hi Lonesome Prairie Conservation Area

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/placemarks/friendly-prairie/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Runge Prairie, Adair County » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    Loading map Photo by Frank Oberle Directions Runge Prairie is located in Adair County on Timber View Trail about 12 miles southwest of Kirksville From the intersection of US 63 Business and MO 11 N south of Kirksville take MO 11N west 12 2 miles to CR 419 High Ridge Trail Turn right north onto CR 419 drive 9 miles then turn right onto CR 418 Timber View Trail Drive

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/placemarks/runge-prairie/ (2016-02-10)
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  • SchwartzThunderhead_KevinSink » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    Prairies Grow Native Education and Outreach Prairie Management Membership To receive news form MPF please enter your email address above and press enter on your keyboard SchwartzThunderhead KevinSink Posted April 14 2013 at 12 24 am Posted in Home Who

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/placemarks/schwartz-prairie-st-clair-county/schwartzthunderhead_kevinsink/ (2016-02-10)
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