People who have an interest in growing native plants and want to be certain they’re putting their plants in locations where they’ll grow the best should register for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) virtual program “Native Plants: Garden Planning.” This free online program will be Sept. 15 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and is being put […]
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People can learn more about plantings that can be made in autumn to establish good habitat in their yards at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) free virtual program “Native Plants: Planting in the Fall.” This program, which will be Sept. 8 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. is being put on by the staff of MDC’s Springfield […]
Monarch butterflies are a delight to see and a marvel of nature. Learn about their transformative life cycle and impressive migrations when the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Mid-Continent Public Library will co-host a free virtual Monarch Mania program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29. Register for program here. Register as a […]
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A Handy Guide from Deep Roots KC for plant selection and garden design
An online field guide from MDC
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 […]
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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 […]
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.