What a year! On behalf of the board and staff, thank you for helping us make 2014 a resounding success. We completed many remarkable projects, expanded our education and outreach efforts, and celebrated our 30th anniversary in style! Our 30th Anniversary was a great occasion to reflect on our history—it also served as a reminder […]
We are still a little snowed-in out here, but field trips are right around the corner with our first group coming out in just two weeks! Yesterday, you got to see the wetland boardwalks in progress, so today I wanted to show them to you in use! We are excited for sunny days, warm weather, […]
#TBT (Throw Back Thursday) Back in 2007, Mike Kromrey helped auger holes for the Wetland Learning Station. This learning station is a vital educational component for teaching about wetlands and also helped complete the trail around the Watershed Center site.
Free Watershed Pint Glass! For those of you who enjoy our Water Wednesday blog and/or are friends with us on Facebook, thank you! We would like to include you on our email list too. You will receive our quarterly newsletter, annual report, and maybe a few other news bulletins—about one a month. As an incentive […]
Field trips at the Watershed Center are starting up again in April and we hope you can get involved. Contact Rob Hunt, Watershed Center Coordinator if you would like to volunteer for field trips and help us teach youth about nature and our water resources!
They chatter at night and I am positive that I can hear one scratching his ear as clear as day. These squirrels have been living above my kitchen for the past few months. Not just living…living and loving, fighting and cursing at one another, scratching ears and doing jumping jacks. I rent the house, so […]
Many community needs compete for limited City and County resources. Funding for stormwater improvements, necessary to keep the water clean, AND meet Federal and State water quality requirements has been on that list for a long time—even near the top. It appears, however, that due to the timeline of those federal water quality requirements, our […]
Join us for our February 6th Monthly Meeting at the Midtown Carnegie Library, 7:30am-8:30am Holly Neill, Executive Director of Missouri Stream Team Watershed Coalition (MSTWC) is giving an update on the initiatives of the MSTWC. As always we will have coffee and pastries from Big Momma’s Coffee and Espresso Bar!
Last week, Water Wob (Rob Hunt) blogged about why we work so hard to protect our water(s). I would like to speak to the “how”, of these efforts. As a teaser for our annual report, here is a photo essay on How. If you have questions about the pictures, let’s get the […]
Day to day activities, meetings, tasks, and achievements can sometimes leave us feeling lost in the doldrums. To be perfectly honest, I don’t spend every single day making significant advancements in the protection of our water. I don’t plant a tree every day, I don’t pick up tons of tires from the river every day, […]