Ecoscapes Sustainable Landscaping
Friends of the Wildflower Garden
Great River Greening
Izaak Walton League
Minnesota Native Landscapes
Natural Shore Technologies
Neighborhood Greening, Conference Partner
Organic Bob LLC
Pasque Ecological Design
Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Conference Partner
Terrace Horticultural Books
Wild For Monarchs
The Xerxes Society for Invertebrate Conservation
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
A comprehensive online botanical reference to the plants of Minnesota.
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 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.
Harnessing the spirit of residents, schools, places of worship, organizations, and businesses to create a greener community.
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 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.
We protect pollinators through education, civic stewardship, pesticide reduction, habitat restoration, and advocacy. Go Bees!
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.
New and used books, journals, ephemera and artifacts of gardening.
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.
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