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Explore the world of native plants

We’ve gathered a list of diverse sources with information on all kinds of native plant topics. Check out this list of resources.

Native plants & general interest

Grow Native!

Extensive collection of info about native plants

Missouri Native Seed Association

Definitions of seed terminology

MDC's Invasive Plant Control

Learn to identify and control many invasive plants

Drill Calibration Worksheet

Info about calibrating native grass drills

Illinois Wildflowers

Detailed info and pictures of native plants

MO Invasive Plant Task Force

Extensive info on invasive plants and their control and an opportunity to pledge to stop the spread of invasive plants

NRCS's Soil Health Information

Info on soil health and soil biology and videos from growers

Wildlife & pollinators

Grow Native!

Articles and top 10 lists on wildlife and pollinators

Xerces Society

Pollinator-friendly native plant lists, "Farming for Bees" guide and info about invertabrates

MDC's Wildlife Management Guides

Info on habitat needs and creation for a variety of wildlife species

Forage & livestock

The Center for Native Grasslands Management

A wealth of info on establishing and grazing native warm season grasses and home to the Native Grass College

Missouri Forage & Grassland Council

Group dedicated to wise stewardship of forage resources; host of one of the best forage conferences in Missouri

Hand 'n Hand Livestock Solutions

Low-stress stock handling articles, videos, and information about stockmanship schools

Ranch Management Consultants

Home of the Ranching for Profit school and articles on profitability, ecology, and making a ranch a sustainable business

Bud Williams Stockmanship

Low-stress stock handling articles and info from Bud & Eunice Williams

Stockman Grass Farmer

Magazine on grassland agriculture including management-intensive grazing, grass finishing, and profitability

Working Cows Podcast

An out-of-the-box perspecitive on the complexities of raising cattle from land and soil to marketing and people


Grow Native!

Resources for beginning to advanced gardeners as well as Top 10 lists and landscaping plans

MO Botanical Garden's Plant Finder

Landscaping notes about many native plant species

Shaw Nature Reserve

Attend their Native Plant School or visit the Whitmire Wildflower Garden


Shaw Nature Reserve

Articles fron SNR's restoration efforts and visit their grounds to see it for yourself

Missouri Prairie Foundation

Info on prairie management and research plus articles from the Missouri Prairie Journal


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