Monthly Archives:: July 2023

Learn about fritillary butterflies at Aug. 3 MDC virtual program

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People can learn more about fritillary butterflies found in Missouri and how everyone can help with butterfly conservation efforts at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) free virtual program “Making Friends with Fritillaries.” This free online program will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 and is being put on by the staff of MDC’s […]

The Wild Ones Annual Photo Contest is OPEN NOW!

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Categories include:Camaraderie and Native Plants – Photo must feature both native flora and at least one human subject and demonstrate a connection between the person/people and the native plants. (Category Entry Limit: 4 Photos)Fauna with Flora – Photo must feature native plants as well as other non-pollinator wildlife. (Category Entry Limit: 1 Photo)Flora – Subject of the photo must be […]

Growing Missouri Native Plants, A class at the library, July 20th

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This event will be an introduction to Missouri’s vanishing prairie ecosystem, how home gardeners can draw inspiration from our native grasslands, and grow native prairie plants in their own yards. Presented by Missouri Prairie Foundation and Grow Native at the Spencer Road Branch. Register here.