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DIY Native/Pollinator Prairie

Resources for Creating a Prairie at Home

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Marianist Environmental Education Center (MEEC): Landowner Audits

Tailored land audits to serve the Do-It-Yourselfer who needs some professional guidance on establishing native plants and wildlife friendly properties. Dayton area. https://meec.center/native-plants/landowner-audits

Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative: A collaborative of agencies and organizations supporting landowners in developing native pollinator habitat. Contact OPHI especially if you are working with several acres or more of habitat. Statewide initiative with local biologists and consultants. http://www.ophi.info/

Five Rivers MetroParks: Local Montgomery County workshops on creating backyard habitat. https://www.metroparks.org/things-to-do/conservation-citizen-science/

Ohio Prairie Nursery: Consulting services and seed sales based in Northern Ohio. https://www.opnseed.com/services

Prairie Moon nursery: Excellent source of step-by-step directions online. Seed and plant sales in Wisconsin. https://www.prairiemoon.com/blog/resources-and-information/how-to-grow-a-prairie-from-seed