Watershed Spring Newsletter 2023

Watershed’s Spring is filled with exciting programs and projects! Read our newsletter belowto see how we’re working with our community to support local drinking water resources this season. Visit the link: WatershedSpring23

June Monthly Meeting

Join us on June 2 at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center for our Monthly Meeting Eric Fuselier will present “The Importance of Species Selection for Improving Stormwater Quality with Native Plants” at our Monthly Meeting on Friday, June 2, at 7:30 am at the Watershed Center. Mr. Fuselier works with engineers and landscape architects to …

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May Monthly Meeting Recap

May Monthly Meeting Recap: Our 2023 May Monthly Meeting was held on the 5th at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center Denise Henderson Vaughn, science writer and award-winning journalist, presented on Karst education in the Ozarks: teachers, documentaries, maps, and field trips. She discussed the history of Ozarks karst, its controversies, and the importance of community …

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May Monthly Meeting

Join us on May 5th at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center for our Monthly Meeting Denise Henderson Vaughn, science writer, and award-winning journalist, has been covering Ozark karst stories since the 1990s. Her articles have appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri Conservationist, and local publications, and she has also produced two karst documentaries. One …

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New Natives South Facility

Watershed Natives has an exciting new development underway! Our new Southside Watershed Natives facility is located near the City Utilities John Twitty Power Station and the City of Springfield South Yardwaste Recycling Center. The project has been made possible through a Cooperative Agreement with the Missouri Department of Conservation, and we are leasing the property from the City of Springfield. …

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Watershed Natives 2023 Plant Sales – Plants and Pints

Introducing Plants and Pints, our native plant sale series! We will not be selling directly from the nursery this season, but catch us at one of the events listed below: Saturday, April 22nd Wire Road Brewing 10-2 pm: Enjoy a pint while shopping through native plants and enjoy Wire Road’s beer garden. Saturday, April 29th GrowNative! …

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Partner’s Day 2022

Watershed Natives hosted the third annual Partner’s Day on December 6th at the Watershed Natives nursery located within the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.  At this event, partners who have been instrumental in sustaining the Watershed Natives Environmental and Natural Resources Academy program with Springfield Public Schools got their hands dirty to help students as they prepare …

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