Watershed Natives Workshop Explored Life in Color Through Paper Plant Dyeing

Watershed Natives and Springfield artist Kate Baird hosted the Color Sense – Paper Dyeing with Plants Workshop at the Watershed Center on Saturday, October 1st, 2022.  This workshop brought the community together to explore how we look at color in the natural world. Attendees added splashes of color to paper using natural dyes made from …

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Darr Family Foundation Grant

Project Summary The Watershed Committee received a $10,000 grant from the Darr Family Foundation (DFF). This funding will be used to help establish a nursery operation, focused on native plants, at Hillcrest High School. In partnership with Springfield Public Schools (SPS), the Watershed Committee has helped develop a 3-year “college and career pathway” program at …

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Ozark Society Foundation Youth Engagement Grant

Project Summary The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks would like to acknowledge The Ozark Society Foundation for awarding the Watershed Natives program a grant of $2,000. The Watershed Natives program was established to meet the growing demand for native plants both residential and restoration efforts. Native plants are integral to soil health, pollinator and wildlife …

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