Native Plant School

Native Plant School

Register and view the list of upcoming programs by clicking here.


Native Plant School is a year-round series of classes taught by the horticulture staff at Shaw Nature Reserve and covers various aspects of native landscaping. 

In 2021, we will offer Zoom webinars each month.  Native Plant School webinars are supported by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the St. Louis Wild Ones Chapter. 

Class Information

2021 Native Plant School Webinars

Registration: Pre-registration is required. Please register and pay online. If you are unable to register online, call Rachel at Shaw Nature Reserve at (314) 577-9526.

  • Registration starts March 1 for classes in April through August.
  • Registration starts August 1 for classes in September through February.

Time: Webinars are once a month on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location:   Registered participants will receive directions to join the Zoom webinar.  

Fees:  Webinars are $10 for non-members; $5 members. 

Continuing Education Credits: CEU’s available on request (three per course). 

2021 Wildflower Walks 

New this year!  Join a member of  Nature Reserve's Horticulture team for a guided walk through the Whitmire Wildflower Garden.  Registration required, more information coming soon! 

Upcoming Sessions

Current classes are listed on our registration webpage. Please register and pay online here