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Homestead Earth: An Evening with Women Environmentalists

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Featured Panelists:

Danielle Lee, Ph.D., blogger, Urban Science Adventures© and Urban Outreach Coordinator, SCOPE Missouri

Marjorie Melton, PE, LEED, AP, U.S. Green Building Council and CEO, M3 Engineering Group PC

Catherine Werner, JD, LEED AP, Sustainability Director, City of St. Louis

Women have historically been thought of as caretakers. By tending to their households and families, providing nourishment, and cultivating the land, they shaped the places that we called home. Many of today’s women have upended this traditional role, moving it into the professional scientific, engineering, and political worlds, acting as stewards of the earth and tenders of community health and wellbeing. Join us as we welcome a panel of local women who have put their knowledge to work as caretakers of the environment. Panelists include Catherine Werner, an environmental lawyer and St. Louis’ first sustainability director; Marjorie Melton, with the U.S. Green Building Council and CEO of M3 Engineering; and Danielle Lee, an outreach scientist and blogger whose work focuses on urban ecology.

Presented in conjunction with the History Museum gallery installation, Homelands: How Women Made the West, on display at the Missouri History Museum, October 17, 2010 – January 15, 2011.

To be held at:
Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium

Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park

St. Louis, Missouri 63112

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome.
Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

Perspectives on Science & History Series Co-sponsored by:

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Date:
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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