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Science Distilled STL: Spikes and Stripes—The Hidden World of Mosses and Bees
Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 7:00 PM-9:00 PMFree
Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery and Bierhall
4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 United States + Google Map
Registration not required. FREE. Open to the public. All ages welcome! Free parking Urban Chestnut east side lot, or street.
Two short talks on science, trivia in the middle, prizes at the end, and soft drinks, beer, and food available for purchase the whole time!
Have you ever wanted to know more about that spiky but plush green stuff underfoot on shady ground, rocky ledges, at the base of trees? Do you wish you knew more about urban pollinators and how you can help native species survive and thrive? If you answered yes to one or both questions, or even if you’re just into the great food and drinks at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and you want to try your hand at our trivia, this Science Distilled is the one for you!
Featured Speakers and Topics:
Mossin’ Around: The Hidden Lives of Tiny Plants
Speaker: Adam Rembert, Restoration Ecology Assistant, Litzsinger Road Ecology Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden
Insect Apocalypse? How Citizens and Scientists are Uniting to Support Bees
Speaker: Nicole Miller-Struttmann, Ph.D., Laurance L. Browning, Jr. Assistant Professor, Biological Science Department, Webster University; 2019 Academy of Science – St. Louis Outstanding St. Louis Science Educator
Science Distilled STL and Astronomy on Tap are brought to you in partnership with The Academy of Science – St. Louis. Special thanks to program sponsor, the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Science Distilled STL and Astronomy on Tap are underwritten in part with support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.