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 moprairie.org. 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg8FjyXbyCI&t=1s and find more resources on Grow Native!’s website at https://grownative.org/learn/manage-stormwater/.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Brooke Widmar: 888-843-6739