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Outdoor Youth Corps Alternative Spring Break Adventure

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Outdoor Youth Corps Alternative Spring Break Adventure
Spring break usually brings thoughts of relaxation, sleeping in, and spending the break doing everything or absolutely nothing at all. However, 10 youth and young adults dedicated their spring break to make an environmental impact!
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: OYC, Outdoor Youth Corps, career development, conservation, sustainability, horticulture | View Count: (245)
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Energy Efficiency on the Move

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Energy Efficiency on the Move
Our Energy Programs Manager, Richard Reilly, details his recent travels spreading the good word about best practices and rebate opportunities to HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) contractors all round Missouri.
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| Categories: | Tags: energy efficiency, save money, sustainable solutions, sustainability | View Count: (264)
Sun, Sand, and Sustainability – Summer Professional Development Opportunities
Missouri Botanical Garden’s EarthWays Center is offering a wealth of professional development opportunities for educators this summer. Educators can choose from workshops about sustainability, recycling, energy efficiency, clean water, biodiversity, and climate change. Find the dates, times, and topics that work best for you! Send any questions about professional development to Maggie at mmccoy@mobot.org.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights, Sustainability in the Community | Tags: professional development, sustainability education, sustainability | View Count: (201)
Sustainability Leaders on the Rise – Outdoor Leadership Crew Impacts
Personal growth, teambuilding, and friendships made along the way - these are the achievements that marked this season's Outdoor Leadership Crew who never fail to leave a lasting impact on our environment!
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: Outdoor Leadership Corps, OLC, professional development, stewardship | View Count: (389)
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Celebrating the OYC Fall 2023 Weekend Work Series

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Celebrating the OYC Fall 2023 Weekend Work Series
Six eager Outdoor Youth Corps members reached new environmental impact heights this fall! There were eight workdays this season with a variety of project host sites, partners, and lessons! This is just a brief recap on the fall-tastic crew of the Fall 2023 Weekend Work Series.
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: Outdoor Youth Corps, OYC, career development | View Count: (395)
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Brining Battles Winter Ice!

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Brining Battles Winter Ice!
Salt that is applied to mitigate icy roads, sidewalks, and parking lots ends up in our rivers and streams. Water quality monitoring consistently finds that our waterways are too salty to support aquatic life. At the EarthWays Center, we are working with large-scale salt applicators to address this problem at its source.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: water quality, brining, salt alternative, clean water, Deer Creek Watershed Alliance, sodium chloride | View Count: (472)
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Sustainability Detectives on the Move

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Sustainability Detectives on the Move
The Missouri Botanical Garden continues to monitor building energy usage and aims for increased and improved sustainability data gathering in 2024!
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| Categories: Sustainability at the Garden | Tags: energy efficient, energy star, benchmarking, greenhouse gas inventory | View Count: (478)
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