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  • Canadian province to protect tallgrass prairie under Endangered Species and Ecosystems Act » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    and Ecosystems Act Our 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 Canadian province to protect tallgrass prairie under Endangered Species and Ecosystems Act Posted July 10 2015 at 2 22 pm Read more about the actions of Manitoba s government in the Winnipeg Free Press article here Posted in News Home

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2015/07/10/canadian-province-to-protect-tallgrass-prairie-under-endangered-species-and-ecosystems-act/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Monarch and Milkweed Resources » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    corporate campuses is of critical importance Learn the basic facts about monarchs in this Monarch Fact Sheet compiled with information from Monarch Watch and Monarch Joint Venture courtesy of Missouri Master Naturalists Confluence Chapter Fact sheet includes a monarch butterfly migration map If you are a Spanish speaker or know Spanish speakers share with them this Monarch and Milkweed Fact Sheet in Spanish written by Dr Nadia Navarrete Tindall of Lincoln University s Cooperative Extension Help the Missouri Prairie Foundation conserve the prairies it owns MPF owns 18 tracts of prairie totaling more than 3 000 acres prairie which provide habitat for at least 11 species of milkweed and dozens of nectar plants You can help MPF protect this monarch habitat by participating in the 2015 Susan Lordi Marker Monarch Challenge Plant milkweeds and nectar plants and seeds The following plants are linked to descriptive pages about each species from the Missouri Prairie Foundation s Grow Native Native Plant Database The following milkweed species native to Missouri are particularly important for monarchs marsh swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata common milkweed Asclepias syriaca and butterfly milkweed Asclepius tuberosa A few of the many nectar plants that are important to monarchs and many other insect species are eastern blazing star Liatris scariosa New England aster Symphyotrichum novae angliae showy goldenrod Solidago speciosa and purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea You can purchase seeds and plants of these species from Grow Native Professional Members who are retail garden centers nurseries or see producers Find seed plant vendors at http grownative org resource guide and note which businesses sell retail wholesale and or mail order If you are a retail garden center and want to buy native milkweed plants from wholesalers contact a Grow Native wholesaler and ask to buy milkweed plants with Monarch Café plant tags

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2015/06/02/monarch-and-milkweed-resources-2/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Congratulations to Citizens for Environmental Action–Recipient MPF’s 2015 Prairie Garden Grant  » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    at 1 35 am The volunteer group Citizens for Environmental Action CEA in Warrensburg has been selected to receive MPF s 2015 Prairie Garden Grant in the amount of 500 CEA will be establishing a prairie garden to help interpret an established seven acre prairie planting The new garden will also help educate Warrensburg citizens about the many benefits of choosing native prairie plants for use in developed landscapes MPF

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2015/05/11/congratulations-to-citizens-for-environmental-action-recipient-mpfs-2015-prairie-garden-grant/ (2016-02-10)
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  • News » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    county the tour showcases a range of green living practices including low impact lawn care Posted in News MPF Job Announcement Posted April 8 2015 at 3 25 pm MPF is is restructuring its prairie management strategy and in so doing announces a new staff position of Director of Prairie Management Read the job announcement here Applications are due via email by May 8 2015 Please forward this announcement to others you know may be interested Posted in News Celebrating 15 years for Grow Native Posted March 30 2015 at 11 14 pm Begun in 2000 as a program of the Missouri Departments of Conservation and Agriculture Grow Native was transferred to the Missouri Prairie Foundation MPF in 2012 MPF and its Grow Native Committee are organizing and promoting many events throughout the year to recognize the anniversary of the program Grow Native professional members and the vital Posted in News MPF Volunteers Needed for Conservation Day at Capitol April 2 Posted March 15 2015 at 1 51 am The Conservation Federation of Missouri of which MPF is an affiliate member has organized Conservation Day at the Missouri State Capitol on April 2 2015 from 6 a m to 5

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/news/page/5/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Heath Hen Comes Alive in Archival Film » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    Alive in Archival Film Posted March 14 2014 at 6 00 am Heath Hen Comes Alive in Archival Film The Boston Globe shares archival film of the now extinct heath hen that last lived along the sandy windswept coastline of Martha s Vineyard The heath hen was a relative of the greater prairie chicken in Missouri a species of conservation concern The now extinct heath hen last lived along the

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2014/03/14/heath-hen-comes-alive-in-archival-film/ (2016-02-10)
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  • More to biofuel production than yield » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    comes to biofuels corn leads the all important category of biomass yield However focusing solely on yield comes at a high price In the current issue of the Proceedings for the National Academy of Sciences Michigan State University researchers show that looking at the big picture allows other biofuel crops such as native perennial grasses to score higher as viable alternatives We believe our findings have major implications for bioenergy

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2014/01/15/more-to-biofuel-production-than-yield/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Farmers plowing up more and more of the prairie » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    of acres of prairie grass to rows of corn High crop prices are a big motivation but some also believe crop insurance is encouraging farmers to roll the dice on less productive land Rod Christen and his sister Kay farm corn soybeans and wheat on their land near the small town of Steinauer Neb But their main crop is grass Big bluestem is our big producer said Rod Christen It

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2013/12/17/farmers-plowing-up-more-and-more-of-the-prairie/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Think Prairie, Not Stuff » Missouri Prairie Foundation | Prairies Now and Forever
    of our Grow Native program so more people will understand the importance of using native plants To have prairies in our future we must conserve them now conserving them takes resources expertise and work and all that takes money With an active volunteer board and only two full time employees uses donations efficiently and effectively for on the ground prairie conservation and outreach and education Pat Whalen photo Here are just some of the things we accomplished so far in 2013 thanks to support from people like you who love the natural world Provided quality stewardship of prairies owned by MPF and partners including invasive species control on more than 1 680 acres and five miles of fireline preparation for prescribed fires Completed the structural restoration of our 2010 acquisition the 80 acre Welsch Tract Contracted a dragonfly and damselfly survey on nine MPF prairies and one Nature Conservancy prairie and a vegetative analysis of MPF s Golden Prairie Carried out our first full year of the Grow Native program with workshops held in Lawrence KS Neosho MO monthly articles for gardening publications organization of a successful annual Grow Native Professional Member conference and many other Grow Native activities Awarded the second annual MPF Prairie Gardens Grant to Squier Park Neighborhood in Kansas City Organized 15 events including MPF s Fourth Annual Prairie BioBlitz at Denison and Lattner Prairies many free hikes and tours at native grasslands around the state and the MPF annual dinner that featured Dr Chip Taylor of Monarch Watch Produced and sent three issues of the Missouri Prairie Journal to members elected officials schools landowners and conservation leaders Advocated for robust FY14 federal State Wildlife Program funding to benefit healthy habitats nationwide as an active member of the Missouri Teaming With Wildlife Steering Committee MPF also

    Original URL path: http://www.moprairie.org/2013/11/24/think-prairie-not-stuff/ (2016-02-10)
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