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Invasive Species Solutions: When Science, Policy, and Stewardship Converge

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

A Wild Ideas Worth Sharing Speaker Series Event

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Registration is Required. Register by Thursday, November 7. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. CLICK Find Out More to Register.

PROGRAM
6:00 p.m. Check-in and Networking | Hors d’oeuvres/Cash Bar
6:45 p.m. Formal Presentations

Invited field experts share the science of invasion biology, the urgent need to manage existing and emerging invasive species, the role citizens can play in changing policy to preserve biodiversity, and how sustained stewardship can restore and heal landscapes and whole communities.

Free

Easy as One, Two, Tree: Calculating Tree Benefits

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

A Wild Ideas Worth Sharing Speaker Series Event

FREE and OPEN to ALL, but Registration is Required by Mon, Feb 11. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. CLICK Find Out More to Register!

Examine the diverse ways community trees can increase economic, environmental, and social benefits.
Calculate the value of trees on a project.
Incorporate tree benefits into project promotion and community engagement.

PROGRAM
5:30 p.m. Check-in and Networking
6:15 p.m. Formal Presentation

Featured Speakers:
Meridith Perkins, Senior Urban Forestry Consultant, Davey Resource Group
Tom Ebeling, Community Forester, Forest ReLeaf of Missouri

Free

BiomeSTL Biodiversity of Metropolitan St. Louis: A Regional Biodiversity Vision, Atlas, and Action Plan

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

FREE and OPEN to ALL, but Registration is Required by Wed, Oct 31. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. CLICK HERE to REGISTER.

Learn more about this timely regional initiative, the data and science shaping it, the people and organizations involved, and the important role everyday citizens will play in its activation. Enjoy live music from Augusta Bottoms Consort and stay for a post-event reception with free appetizers, cash bar, and native tree attendance prizes, compliments of Forest ReLeaf of Missouri.

Free

A Wild Ideas Worth Sharing Public Seminar: Visualizing Biodiversity for a Better World—How Science, Art, and Imagination Create Change

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

— a Wild Ideas Worth Sharing special partnership event

Free and Open to all. Registration Required. Register by Monday, July 24. Click “Find Out More” to register.

PROGRAM
6:00 p.m. Check-in and Networking
6:45 p.m. Formal Presentations

Free wine, beer, and light appetizers

Featured Speakers:

Leighton Reid, Ph.D. Assistant Scientist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden
Visualizing Rainforests in Tropical Cow Pastures

David George Haskell, Ph.D., author of The Forest Unseen and The Songs of Trees
The Songs of Trees

Free

2017 Educator Workshop: Visualizing Biodiversity for a Better World—How Science, Technology, Art, and Imagination Create Change

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

FREE 3-Day Educator Workshop | Grades 4 – 12 | July 24 – 26, 2017 | DAY TWO AGENDA: Tuesday, July 25

You must have pre-registered for all 3 days in order to attend.

Designed to bring together practitioners from the sciences, arts, technology, communications, and other realms, this 3-day workshop co-convened by Missouri Botanical Garden, The Academy of Science - St. Louis, and the BiodiverseCity St. Louis network of organizations, embraces data-driven, multi-disciplinary, nature-inspired approaches to learning and meaning-making, with an eye on the living world and our role in it.

Free

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Meet Me Outdoors in St. Louis: Guided Field Walks with The Experts

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

FREE with the price of admission and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration not required.

Reconnect with nature in this series of “Meet the Expert” guided walks on the Missouri Botanical Garden grounds, Saturday and Sunday, April 1 - 2, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. daily. These science-rich guided walks are free to the public, and included with the price of admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Click "Find Out More" for details and a listing of guided walks.

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3-Day Climate Science & Stewardship Educator Workshop

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

ARE YOU...
Seeking a clearer, science-based understanding of global climate change?
Wanting more ideas of how to use your campus and community as an investigative learning lab?
Looking to enable and support your students to apply science skills to personally relevant, real-world stewardship projects that improve quality of life in your community?

Then this free climate science and stewardship educator workshop may be for you!

Early Childhood Nature Summit

Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO

Community Summit for the Greater St. Louis Region OPEN to early childhood educators, preschool center directors and staff, district leaders, parents, community partners, and anyone wanting to think big, inspire change, and learn more about the role of nature in early childhood. To what extent can everyday access to nature transform the lives of St. […]

$150