Mitch Leachman

Author's details

Name: Mitch Leachman
Date registered: April 21, 2016

Biography

Mitch Leachman is the Executive Director of the St. Louis Audubon Society and coordinator of the Bring Conservation Home program. He has been gardening with native plants for over 10 years and enjoys every one of the critters (including the rabbits and squirrels) supported by his current inventory of 65 species of native plants. On staff with St. Louis Audubon since 2008, Mitch plans and coordinates many chapter activities, including Bring Conservation Home, community stewardship projects, fundraising, communications and outreach.

Latest posts

  1. Congrats to Dawn Weber on Platinum certification! — June 8, 2017
  2. Nature’s Not Neat: Birds Need Nesting Material — April 7, 2017
  3. Partners for Native Landscaping Workshop 2017 Recap — March 10, 2017
  4. Vote YES for Our State Parks and Clean Water — October 17, 2016
  5. 2016 Fall Stewardship Projects — September 26, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Welcome to the Bring Conservation Home Blog! — 5 comments
  2. Bindweed It’s NOT! — 3 comments
  3. 700 Enrolled in BCH and 147 Landscapes Certified — 3 comments
  4. Congrats to Dawn Weber on Platinum certification! — 3 comments
  5. Nature’s Not Neat: Birds Need Nesting Material — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Jun 08

Congrats to Dawn Weber on Platinum certification!

Just last month, Dawn Weber received her PLATINUM yard sign that recognizes her creation of habitat for our native birds, butterflies and other critters through our Bring Conservation Home program. In less than 4 years, she created over 4,000 square feet of habitat with over 250 species of native plants! Dawn joins pretty elite company …

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Permanent link to this article: http://stlouisaudubon.org/blog/weber-platinum/

Apr 07

Nature’s Not Neat: Birds Need Nesting Material

Several times in the last week or so I’ve watched a sparrow collect old plant material in my backyard and then fly away to continue constructing its nest. Of course, I didn’t have my camera or phone handy to capture the activity, but this video of a Paddyfield Pipit, likely taken in Asia, captures the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://stlouisaudubon.org/blog/birds-need-nesting-material/

Mar 10

Partners for Native Landscaping Workshop 2017 Recap

Over 500 people attended the Partners for Native Landscaping events held at St. Louis Community College at Meramec on March 3 and 4, the largest response yet to the six-year collaboration which has now engaged over 1,500 people in workshops on native plant landscaping. The events were co-headlined by Neil Diboll, President of Prairie Nursery, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://stlouisaudubon.org/blog/pnl-2017-recap/

Oct 17

Vote YES for Our State Parks and Clean Water

The successful renewal of the Missouri Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax is critical to the funding of the parks, soil and water conservation programs it supports. It will be on the November 8, 2016, ballot as Constitutional Amendment #1, and we need your support!   Why does it matter? Missouri’s parks, soils and clean …

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Permanent link to this article: http://stlouisaudubon.org/blog/vote-yes-state-parks-clean-water/

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