Audubon MN
Conference Partner
Our 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.

Blue Thumb
Conference Partner
Blue Thumb is a public/private partnership that promotes ecologically functional landscapes - like native plants, rain gardens, and shoreline stabilization projects - to reduce runoff and improve water quality. Blue Thumb makes it easy for you to plan, purchase and plant beautiful native plants in your own yard.

Ecoscapes Sustainable Landscaping
Established in 2002, Ecoscapes Sustainable Landscaping and Native Nursery is a full service landscape design / build / do-it-yourself landscaping contractor serving the Twin Cities Metro, Minnesota. Our nursery delivers native trees, shrubs, and perennials from Elko, MN to the entire Twin Cities Metro. We design and install raingardens, shoreline renovation projects, native plantings, trees, shrubs, flowers, permeable paver driveways and parking areas, paver patios and walkways, retaining walls and stairs, drainage systems, water features, outdoor kitchens, entertaining spaces, and more.

FreshWater Society
Conference Partner
The Freshwater Society promotes the conservation, protection and restoration of all freshwater resources. In 2013, we introduced the new Master Water Stewards program in partnership with the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. The Stewards are certified community leaders who work to educate the community, reduce urban runoff pollutants, and to demonstrate how the water may remain onsite to soak into the ground.

Friends of the Wildflower Garden 
Conference Partner
Our purpose is to protect, preserve, and promote the interests of the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary for its unique beauty and as a sanctuary for native flora and fauna of Minnesota, and to educate and inspire people of all ages in relating to the natural world.

Great River Greening
Conference Partner
Great River Greening began in 1995 as a massive five-year volunteer planting project on the Saint Paul riverfront, where 10,000 volunteers and 450 organizations helped plant 35,000 trees and shrubs. With your support, we have grown to be Minnesota's restoration leader, mobilizing communities to conserve our most critical natural areas, lakes, and rivers.

Izaak Walton League
Coneflower Sponsor
Celebrating our 80th year of conservation on the shores of beautiful Bush Lake! We are the defenders of Soil, Air, Woods, Water, and Wildlife. We are a diverse group of committed conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts that work to protect our natural world on local, state, and national levels. Since 2001 we have worked to restore our chapter property by removing invasive species and planting over 9,000 native plants. Win a membership in the silent auction. Win free native plants at our booth!

Landscape Alternatives
Landscape Alternatives offers a wide selection of high quality, nursery grown native wildflowers, grasses and other low maintenance perennials. Our St. Croix Valley nursery is easy to reach from several major highways.

Minnesota Native Landscapes
Coneflower Sponsor
Minnesota Native Landscapes is a full service ecological restoration company. Our ecological services range from native seeding to prescribed burning to bio-engineering, and everything in between. In addition to our extensive installation and land management services, we also produce a wide variety of locally grown native seed and plants.

Minnesota Wildflowers
Conference Partner 
A comprehensive online botanical reference to the plants of Minnesota.

Natural Shore Technologies 
Proudly providing science based ecological restoration: design, installation, & maintenance of lakeshores, prairies, raingardens and more.  Locally grown Minnesota native plants- wholesale and retail sales.

Naturally WILD
Naturally WILD is a small Minneapolis nursery that provides native Minnesota wildflowers and grasses for prairies, woodlands and rain gardens, using only natural, sustainable growing methods. We have many native plants that attract wildlife. We have several varieties of milkweed. We encourage creation and restoration of any size prairie, woodland, and wildlife habitat, using sustainable gardening methods without introducing synthetic chemicals or herbicides into the environment.

Neighborhood Greening, Conference Partner 
Harnessing the spirit of residents, schools, places of worship, organizations, and businesses to create a greener community.

Nokomis Naturescape
Conference Partner

Organic Bob LLC
We've been doing organic lawn care since 1986. We now offer bee lawns and alternative turf installations. We also do soil restoration to heal soil after removal of exotic invasives and create soil that supports native plantings.

Pasque Ecological Design
Pasque Ecological Design specializes in sustainable landscape architecture design services, including designs that emulate, restore, or preserve native plant communities; designs that draw out the regional beauty of native plant communities; sustainable stormwater management; edible gardens; healing gardens; and nature based classrooms and playgrounds. Clients include residential, commercial, public, and institutional clients, including, schools and faith based communities.

Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Conference Partner
We protect pollinators through education, civic stewardship, pesticide reduction, habitat restoration, and advocacy. Go Bees!

Prairie Restorations 
Coneflower Sponsor
For over 40 years we installed and maintained native plant landscapes throughout the Upper Midwest.  We grow our own local ecotype seed and plant materials which are available for retail sale.  Retail locations in Princeton and Scandia.

Terrace Horticultural Books
New and used books, journals, ephemera and artifacts of gardening.

Wild For Monarchs
Conference Partner
A national Wild Ones Campaign created to encourage planting of native milkweeds and nectar plants to support monarchs and other pollinators. We partner with Monarch Watch, Monarch Joint Venture and the Twin Cities chapter partners with the Minneapolis Monarch Festival, www.monarchfestival.org, the Nokomis Naturescape Gardens and the Grow Monarch Habitat project.

The Xerxes Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Conference Partner
Since 1971 The Xerces Society has worked to protect invertebrates and their habitats. Invertebrates are an essential part of all ecosystems, contributing to the survival of wildlife, the pollination of crops, and the health of our environment