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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: (3069)
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: (2613)
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Educators Train to Become Water Stewards

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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: (2539)
Calling all volunteers! EarthWays Center is in need of Zero-Waste Ambassadors. If you’re looking for a way to make a difference, learn a bit more about our waste streams, or even simply enhance your enjoyment of Chinese Culture Days, Green Living Festival, Japanese Festival, or Best of Missouri Market, consider joining us for a training.
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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: volunteers, garden events, recycling, earthways center, zero waste ambassador | View Count: (3831)
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: (4410)
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: (3883)
Volunteering for the EarthWays Center is more than just showing up to monitor a checklist or dig through trash. It’s how our volunteers help support the Garden’s mission and dedication to sustainability. Read on for updates on some interesting volunteer roles and how you can help!
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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: volunteer, zero waste ambassador, green events, classroom assistant, earthways center | View Count: (3879)
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