Category: General

Learn about Naturescaping Your Yard for Blooms, Bugs, and Birds with MDC webcast April 10 at noon

The Wild Webcast will feature MDC Urban Wildlife Biologist Erin Shank who will share her expertise on the basics of planning, designing, and creating backyard wildlife habitat. Shank will offer her expert insights on attracting native birds, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators to help the garden grow. She will discuss the importance of native plants […] Continue reading "Learn about Naturescaping Your Yard for Blooms, Bugs, and Birds with MDC webcast April 10 at noon"

MDC offers free virtual mushroom hunting class, Saturday March 16, 1 – 2 p.m.

Spring warmth stimulates natural life, including fungi such as morels and other edible mushrooms. This online course will cover how mushrooms are produced and their role in ecology. Nikki King, MDC naturalist, will explain where and how people can look for mushrooms. King will provide tips on identifying edible mushrooms and avoiding those that are […] Continue reading "MDC offers free virtual mushroom hunting class, Saturday March 16, 1 – 2 p.m."

This and that…..

It’s been a while since I posted anything here. I am a regular viewer of Native Plants at Noon, a monthly online program from the Anita. B. Gorman Nature Center in Kansas City. In the resources sent after the last program there are a few tips that dig deeper into the last program: Removing Bermuda […] Continue reading "This and that….."