MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION Outdoor Classroom Grant 2009 – 2010 OUTDOOR CLASSROOM RESOURCE PACKET The Resource Packet contains Missouri Department of Conservation publications useful for designing and managing outdoor learning areas. These materials can help you prepare your application for the Show-Me Conservation Outdoor Classroom Grant. To receive an Outdoor Classroom Resource Packet, fill in your name and address and return this request form to: Outdoor Classroom Grants Missouri Department of Conservation Outreach and Education PO Box 180 Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180 (Please print clearly) Name: ________________________________________________ Phone: ____________________________ School: _____________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address: ______________________________________________________________________________ City: _______________________________________ State: ______________ Zip: ________________ You will receive one each of the following along with an education materials request form and free publications form. In addition, you will receive a Conservation Heritage Plates brochure. The Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation funds a portion of the Outdoor Classroom Grant Program. Backyard Bird Feeding (E00450) A Guide to the Planning and Development of This brochure includes a chart of seed preferences Outdoor Classrooms (E00104) and various bird feeding tips. This handbook introduces the outdoor classroom concept and offers suggestions for creating a master plan and developing a site. Butterfly Gardening and Conservation (E00471) Included are color photographs of common Missouri butterflies; a discussion of butterfly Woodworking for Wildlife (E00433) habitat requirements; lists of wildflowers, This publication features plans and instructions for cultivated flowers and shrubs commonly used by building and installing bird feeders and boxes. butterflies; and simple landscape designs. Grow Native! This set includes a variety of site plans and plant recommendations for incorporating native plants into your outdoor classroom.