Informative Websites

Invasive Plants
Learn about Invasive nonnative plants that consume wildlife habitat and compete with crops.

St. Louis Audubon Society
It's not just for bird lovers anymore! They work to support environmental education efforts and conservation projects. Their Bring Conservation Home program will help you to create a certified native habitat or how to improve your existing landscape!

National Wildlife Federation
A place for wildlife enthusiasts to certify their wildlife garden through the National Wildlife Federation.

Plants of Merit
This site includes a comprehensive list of regionally proven annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines and trees that are proven to be well-adapted to the Lower Midwest for the purpose of increasing plant diversity.

Grow Native
An informational web resource on how to protect and restore Missouri's native plants: native plant information with descriptions and photos, glossary of terms, listing of where to buy and sell native plants, tools and tips on how to incorporate native plants into the landscape, listing of program incentives and services by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, membership into the association, and an event calendar.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
The DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information that features an interactive map for easy access to state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in each state; a glossary of roughly 30 specific incentive and policy type; links to national associations and organizations; and a search engine.

Top ten list to support bees

Native Bee Pollinators in your Garden & Nesting

Nectar Plants for Butterflies/Host Plants

Butterflies and their hosts