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Science and Sustainability Open House | March 3-4, 2018
Recently 800 excited visitors joined Garden botanists and members of the Garden’s EarthWays Center and Education division for a rare look at the Garden’s work in plant science and sustainability here in our region and around the world.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: monsanto center, Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, Open House, science, earthways center, sustainable solutions, conservation, botanists | View Count: (102)
EarthWays Innovation Challenge: Waste Solutions
EarthWays Center is thrilled to be hosting its first Student Innovation Challenge on April 14. Groups of middle and high school students will be asked to solve a mystery sustainability challenge and develop a working prototype of their design over the course of one day!
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: entrepreneurship, technology education, T-Rex, student innovation challenge, sustainable design | View Count: (92)

Educators Train to Become Water Stewards

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Educators Train to Become Water Stewards
With every turn of the faucet and flush of the toilet, we use and dispose of vast amounts of water every day. We all certainly recognize that clean water is an essential component of life, but how often do we think about what happens to the water sent down our drains or the rain falling on our parking lots and lawns?
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: clean water, watersheds, Water Cycle, clean water workshop, Enviroscape, environmental education, earthways center | View Count: (87)
 Spring and Summer 2018 Green Living Classes with EarthWays Center
Education is a key tool in supporting a greener future. Yet, sometimes as adults we fail to stop, pause, and engage in meaningful experiences that help us dive deeper and expand our current knowledge base. This is where EarthWays Green Living class offerings can help support you in discovery, sharing, and exploring the sustaianable lifestyle choices around our planet.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: green living, education, sustainability, earthways center, adult classes | View Count: (44)
Save The Date - 2018 Science and Sustainability Open House Weekend
On March 3 and 4, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m., two of the Garden’s rarely seen behind the scenes areas will be open to the public. Meet our scientists and learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants. You can also learn about the Garden’s community sustainability programs with the EarthWays Center staff.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: science and sustainability, sustainable events, earthways center, plant research, family fun, environmental education | View Count: (690)
Bring Sustainability Home - Sign Up for an Upcoming Green Living Class, Tour or Workshop
We've got inspiring classes for adults year round! From the technology of single stream recycling and green burial to composting with worms and DIY cleaning products the Garden's sustainability division offers a full range of green living education.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: adult classes, environmental education, Sustainable Education, DIY, homemade cleaners, vermicomposting | View Count: (381)
New Clean Water Education Program Offers EnviroScape® Models and Free Teacher Workshops
The field of stormwater management is becoming more vital to our livelihoods and community. In a new partnership with Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD), EarthWays Center staff is working to help bring these topics to life in classrooms around the region.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: enviroscape, teacher pd, environmental education, stormwater management, green schools, green education | View Count: (317)
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