Girl Scout Troop 1791 Creates Native Habitat for Pollinators

Girl Scout Troop 1791 recently established a 2,000-square-foot pollinator garden with thirty native plant species in Veterans Tribute Park in St. Charles County, MO.  The Troop consists of eight fifth-graders passionate about making a difference.  To combat the decline of native pollinator populations, the girls decided to support pollinators through habitat creation.  Their goal is that the garden will provide shelter and nectaring sources for pollinators and create an educational opportunity for park visitors.  

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Meadows with a Mission

MFA’s Adam Jones discusses the benefits of pollinator habitat in agriculture.

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What, Why, and How of Pollinators

Quail Forever Wildlife Biologist Rachel Settle said Quail Forever is much more than just a quail organization but instead considers itself the habitat organization. 

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Native Plant Conversion Leads to Less Mowing and More Beauty

Simple conversions on your land can lead to beautiful results that support pollinators.

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Missouri Prairie Foundation works tirelessly for pollinators

Some of MPF’s many activities in 2018 that benefited monarchs and pollinators include the collection of seed from MPF prairies and work on extensive multi-year restoration projects.

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Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative reports nearly 305,000 acres of pollinator habitat in Missouri

Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative members have risen to this acreage challenge and report nearly 305,000 acres statewide of new habitat and/or land newly managed to favor monarchs.

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Changes to Retired Dentist’s Homestead is All the Buzz

The 80-year-old retired dentist and his wife have been working in partnership with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) to make their property a haven for pollinators

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