Community Partners & Priorities










Our Common Vision: A Biodiverse City

To form a regional community alliance that joins efforts and shares knowledge about biodiversity and ecosystem services in order to preserve and enrich life. 

A thriving, healthy, vibrant St. Louis community that understands and values biodiversity and serves as a regional urban model.
 
Our Collaborative Efforts

Strategic planning, development and leadership: Defining measures of success, setting shared and achievable goals.

Public awareness, engagement and education:
Communication, ecological literacy, online community, outreach education.

Research and data gathering:
Natural resources inventory, documenting what we know, prioritizing what we want to know, developing and contributing to a multi-disciplinary research agenda. 

Economic and policy incentives/opportunities:
Working with the business community and local/regional governments to identify opportunities to incentivize and spur urban biodiversity throughout our region.

Action projects:
Ecological restoration and built environment/infrastructure projects.
 
Community Partners

Join the BiodiverseCity St. Louis list of Community Partners. Take the Pledge!
A Community Initiative to Promote, Protect and Plan for Biodiversity Throughout the Greater St. Louis Region

BiodiverseCity     St. Louis recognizes our region's reliance on biodiversity, the variety of life, and natural systems. We depend on biodiversity, not only for the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat, but also for the basic health, livability and economic prosperity of our region.

Upcoming Events

18th Annual Meramec Watershed Celebration

About: Enjoy recreational and educational activities on the beautiful Meramec River
 in this family-oriented event
Date/Time Sat., July 26, 10 a.m.
Location:  Meramec State Park Shelter #2
Event Info: Meramec Watershed Celebration

Missouri Prairie Foundation Annual Dinner
About: A delicious dinner to promote Prairie conservation, featuring guest speaker  
 Dr. Peter Raven
Date/Time Sat., August 23, 6 p.m.
Location:  White River Conference Center
Event Info: Prairie Foundation Dinner