MEETING WILL BE AT WALTER WOODS!
Bring your table service and join us in an Italian dinner at 5:30. Program to follow is :
Martin Bailey and Ron Howerton will be presenting on "ow to Grow Plants in Milk Jugs From Seed"
Items to bring:
empty gallon jug without lid, - (milk jug or similar),something to cut with - scissors, pin knife, box cutter, magic marker - permanent ink, tape - package tape, duct tape, something to make holes with - drill, ice pick, awl, potting soil or contribution for potting soil,seed - preferably something you would like to plant somewhere such as milkweed, coneflower, sunflower, etc. Gloves. It is recommended that your seed choices be ones that need cold stratification to improve your chances of a harvest. (this tip thanks to Elaine Clark - a Master Gardener who may be joining us Monday night!)
If you have not visited SPIVA Center for the Arts in Joplin this month, you might want to place it on your “things to do list”. There is a wonderful exhibit on display in the main gallery inspired by our treasured public lands. It should set you to daydreaming of road trips and naturalist exploring opportunities.
CELEBRATING NATURE’S BEAUTY – America’s Parks
Also drop by the other galleries, you’ll be intrigued. I think you will discover some stunning art in the “Small Works” entries. Including some works from artists you will recognize from our area volunteer circles. Enjoy, appreciate and make BIG PLANS my friends. - Jeff
9/24/2016 | PRAIRIE STATE PARK | MINDENMINES, MO
Come celebrate the tallgrass prairie at Prairie State Park. Take part in activities such as a living history loop, where visitors can interact with interpreters and others to learn what it was like to live on the prairie. Listen to live music and the sounds of the prairie. Take a ride out to see the bison and enjoy trying some bison for lunch. Visit with people from other organizations and agencies that partner to help protect and preserve the tallgrass prairie. This free event is sponsored by Missouri State Parks.
Event times: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
128 NW 150th Lane, Mindenmines, MO | (417) 843-6711
Where the Ozarks Meet the Prairies
Sept. 17, 2016
Hi Lonesome Master Naturalists invite you to join them to explore the region where the Ozark Highlands meet the Osage Plains. This one-day event will bring together Master Naturalists from across the state for top-notch advance training, fun-filled networking, and new explorations. All Master Naturalists currently active with their Chapter are welcome to attend. Here’s a sample of what to expect:
Climate Change | Fens | Historical Naturalists | Native Prairies | Owls and Pellets | Pollinators | Wetlands | Wild Edibles and much more!
Save the date and make plans to join us. Watch for registration materials this summer!
George Washington Carver National Monument
Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Celebrating life of the Missouri prairie during the late 1800s when George Washington Carver was a child, this event includes basket weaving, candle-making, Dutch-oven cooking, spinning, weaving, storytelling, musical groups, quilting, a junior ranger station, and more. Lem Shepphard is the featured musician.
Chert Glades Chapter of Missouri Master Naturalists will have a booth and will need volunteers. Contact Erin Miller or Kevin Mouser.