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The Project Clear Rainscaping Small Grants Program is Back!
Interested in rainscaping? Consider applying for the 2018-2019 Project Clear Rainscaping Small Grants Program.
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: rainscaping, small grants, project clear, native plants, storm water | View Count: (362)
EarthWays Team Mentors Area Schools in Annual Green Schools Quest
This year, four EarthWays team members served as mentors for schools including: Christ Community Lutheran School, Rogers Middle School, Parkway Central, and Hazelwood West. These schools worked incredibly hard to find sustainable solutions where they live, learn and play.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights, Sustainability in the Community | Tags: USGBC, green schools quest, sustainability, education, sustainable solutions, St. Louis schools | View Count: (241)
EarthWays Center's Richard Reilly to Speak at SLACO’s 22nd Annual Regional Conference
Richard Reilly, The Energy Programs Manager of the Garden's EarthWays Center will be a featured panelist at the 2018 SLACO Regional Neighborhood Conference. He will be discussing the intersections of home health and energy efficiency among other things!
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: SLACO, energy efficiency, sustainability, healthy homes , earthways center | View Count: (876)
NEW! Online Green Event Guide for Community Event Leaders
Attention: Folks who plan the scout outing, monthly socials, or congregation picnic can now GO GREEN with help from the EarthWays Center and the The United States Environmental Protection.
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: event planning, community engagement, green venue, sustainable events, planning tool, , green events | View Count: (1034)
Another  (Majorly!) Successful MSD Rainscaping Small Grants Round is Underway
We are moving forward with 107 projects through the fall of 2017 and spring of 2018. Grant awards will come out to over $280,000. This is double last year’s total! Having received 82 applications and moving forward with 66 projects for a total of over $160,000 in awards in the 2016-17 Round.
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: rainscaping, msd project clear, stormwater management, permeable pavement, drainage problems, native plants, | View Count: (875)
Honeysuckle Sweep for Healthy Habitat – Volunteer to Hack the Invader in a Park Near You!
This dreadful bush’s berries are glossy red, its leaves are still green and clinging, and the ticks and chiggers are (mostly) gone from the woods it infests. It’s time again to grab a tool and VOLUNTEER to hack Bush Honeysuckle out of our region’s parks and waterways. Honeysuckle Sweep Week Events: October 28–November 12, 2017
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: bush honeysuckle, invasive plants, missouri native plants, honeysuckle sweep, conservation, biodiversity | View Count: (1145)
St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary Excels with a Focus on Waste Reduction
A new school year means big things are happening at St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary, a member of this year's EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN). You'll want to read up on the work of Carver's Green Team Dream Team!
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: carver elementary, st. louis public schools, #education, #sustainability, Earthways Sustainability Network | View Count: (814)
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