Resources

Minnesota Native Plant Nurseries

Local Organizations With Congruent Aims

Blue Thumbwww.bluethumb.org
Blue Thumb aims to encourage homeowners to use native plants in gardening, raingardens, and shoreline stabilization to reduce runoff from their home landscape in an effort improve water quality.

Friends of the Mississippi Riverwww.fmr.org
Seeks to preserve and restore the river’s fish and wildlife, its vital floodplains and scenic bluffs, its natural and cultural treasures, its beauty and its romance.

Great River Greeningwww.greatrivergreening.org
Great River Greening leads and supports community-based restoration of natural areas.

Izaak Walton Leaguewww.minnesotaikes.org
The Izaak Walton League is a diverse group of over 35,000 people dedicated to protecting our nation’s soil, air, woods, waters and wildlife.

Minnesota Native Plant Society – www.mnnps.org
A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and appreciation of Minnesota’s native plants and plant communities through education and public awareness.

The Prairie Enthusiastswww.theprairieenthusiasts.org
The Prairie Enthusiasts (TPE) is a private organization committed to the protection and management of native prairie and savanna of the Upper Midwest.

Saint Paul Audubon Societywww.saintpaulaudubon.org
Their mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.