Earth Day Special Panel Webinar: Keeping Our Water Healthy: Native Plants and Watersheds April 22

April 22, 2021

The Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Grow Native! program will host a Zoom webinar on native plants and watersheds with four native plant and water quality experts.

Columbia, MO (April 16, 2021)—The Missouri Prairie Foundation’s (MPF) Grow Native! program  is hosting a free special Zoom webinar for Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 at 4:00 p.m. with Grow Native! professional member Stream Teams United. Titled “Keeping our Water Healthy” the panel webinar will feature seasoned professionals discussing the importance of native plants for a healthy watershed. Register for this free webinar at Registrants will receive a link to a recording of the webinar.

The webinar will be moderated by Stream Teams United Executive Director Mary Culler, with panelists Ronda Burnett with the Missouri Department of Conservation;, Dale Blevins, a U.S. Geological Survey emeritus hydrologist and MPF past president; and Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore of Iowa State University. The webinar will begin with Stream Teams United’s new educational video “Keeping our water healthy - it starts with you,” and the panelists will break down how native plants play an important role in providing clean water for people. There will be a question and answer session for registrants.

Learn about actions to keep watersheds healthy by watching Stream Teams United’s video on YouTube at and find more resources on Grow Native!’s website at

The nonprofit Missouri Prairie Foundation is a 55-year-old prairie conservation organization and nationally accredited land trust. Grow Native! is MPF’s 21-year-old native plant marketing and education program serving the lower Midwest. For more information about webinars and master classes, the Grow Native! program, or the Missouri Prairie Foundation, call 888-843-6739 or send a message to

Contact: Brooke Widmar: 888-843-6739