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Water Wednesday 'An Improving Savanna'

An Improving Savanna Savannas are open grasslands with widely scattered mature oak and hickory trees. A tremendous diversity of prairie grasses and wildflowers are found beneath the trees. Observations made by early explorers like Henry Schoolcraft…
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EPA's Septic Smart Week

September 19-23 is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fourth annual SepticSmart Week to encourage homeowners and communities to properly maintain their septic systems. Here locally we have many organizations helping to educate and…
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Springfield Hosts MEEA Conference

Springfield Hosts Annual MEEA Conference on Environmental Education, Including Climate Change A plenary address on the impact of climate change on Missouri’s natural world will open the Missouri Environmental Education Association’s Green…
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September Monthly Meeting

Join us this Friday, September 2nd at 7:30am at the Midtown Carnegie Library for our Monthly Meeting. You won't want to miss this presentation by Rob Hunt and Holly Neill. "Protect, preserve, and provide: how youth education and the Parks,…
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Day of Caring at the Watershed Center

United Way of the Ozarks, Day of Caring was today, August 18, 2016. We had volunteers from Bass Pro Shops cleaning up the lake, Greene County folks were clearing the savanna, Springfield Master Naturalists were building chimney swift towers…
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Water Wednesday 'Scouts Clean-up Little Sac River'

Scouts Clean-up Little Sac River Led by Cody Oursbourn, Scout Troop Springfield 409 spent a Saturday in July removing a large amount of trash from the upper Little Sac River. Cody, a life scout, elected to coordinate and lead the river clean-up…