Community Resources

Supporting Biodiversity Where We Live, Work and Play

Click on an area below to connect with local biodiversity resources. Innovate, collaborate and create healthy biodiverse places and spaces where people and nature thrive.
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. 

Great Read

The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Landscape (2014)
By Rick Darke and Douglas W. Tallamy
This recently published collaboration expands the award-winning work of Tallamy and Darke, detailing approaches and strategies for creating richly layered landscapes that sustain both humans and wildlife.

Let's Map It!

St. Louis County Parks’ 30/30 HIKES Program gives individuals, families, groups, and co-workers easy, convenient opportunities to enjoy nature, visit new parks, and exercise. Within the County’s 124 miles of trails, the program has designated 30 trails that take around 30 minutes to complete. Families, groups, or individuals who complete all of them will have hiked a total of 55 miles!

Download 30/30 HIKES Map
Upcoming Events

Friday & Saturday,
September 26 & 27
BioBlitz at Forest Park

Sunday, October 5
Plant4Peace Tree-Planting Day

Saturday, November 8
Chesterfield Recycles Day

Saturday, November 8
Missouri Environmental Education Association Conference

Save the Date!
Wednesday, November 12
Wild Ideas Worth Sharing Event