Indian paintbrush flowers grow on a Missouri prairie.
It may look like hay to you, but this is a prairie patch...a garden or backyard spot planted with native grass and flowers.
Photography, Sound and Art: Charles and Elizabeth Schwartz. Narrative Script: James Keefe.
Browse management points for better Missouri prairie hay and wildlife habitat.
This rare bird breeds in select grasslands in the spring, filling the air with their unusual booming calls. With their numbers dwindling, prairie-chickens need strong conservation support.
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.