Butterfly milkweed is an example of a native plant that can be used to beautify a yard and, at the same time, help native wildlife. People can get information about how to use native plants around their homes at a naturescaping event on April 23 in Joplin.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.