Saturday, April 17 11:00am – 6:00pm
The Festival is the oldest and largest environmental event in the Midwest featuring over 250 vendors and attracting 25,000 people from the St. Louis and Midwest region gather in Forest Park on the Muny grounds to engage in learning and celebration.
Earth Day Expo and Farmers Market – Kirkwood
Saturday, April 23rd 10:00am – 3:00pm
This family-friend festival will have something for everyone such as demonstations on how to make your home more earth-friendly, music and entertainment.
Ameren Shareholders Meeting
Thursday, April 21 · 7:30am – 9:30am
Powell Symphony Hall, 718 N Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO
Ameren Missouri is holding their annual Meeting of Shareholders to vote on several issues pertaining to their governing laws.The anti-CWIP law states that investor-owned utilities, like Ameren, are not allowed to collect money from ratepayers for costs associated with new power plants until they are producing electricity. This law saved Ameren ratepayers $400 million after the completion of the 1st nuclear reactor in Callaway County. Ameren wants to repeal part of this law. Know the talking points and make a difference.
Join us for Upcoming Events
Keifer Creek MLK Hike
Saturday, April 9 10:00am – 12:30pm
Castlewood State Park, 1401 Kiefer Creek Road
Link to the map. The weather this weekend should be lovely. We are going to talk about ecosystem restoration and look at ways the Kiefer Creek watershed would benefit from an infusion of native plants in Castlewood and along the riparian corridor.
Missouri Food Bill Forum – 5-stop Missouri Tour
April 28 – May 4
We are hosting 5 forums across Missouri. We are partnering with the esteemed conservation leader, the Izaak Walton League, and local organizations to host a number of forums across Missouri on America’s Food Future. At these events, you can join the conversation about the next Food Bill. It is a 5-stop Missouri tour and I invite you to attend a forum near you. For more information click here.
‘Truck Farm’ Screening at the Tivoli
May 12 7:00pm
Tivoli Theater, 6350 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63130
From the Peabody-winning co-creators of "King Corn" comes "
Truck Farm", a new documentary telling the story of an old truck, a new kind of farming, and the future of food in the American city. Tickets are $10 ($5 for Missouri Coalition for the Environment members). Tickets are available online, but MCE members should RSVP by calling 314-727-0600.
Tree Identification Tour and BYO Lunch at Tower Grove Park
Thursday, May 15th 11:30am – 1:30pm
Tower Grove Park – Meet Up Location TBA
Tower Grove Park’s Executive Director John Karel will lead a spring tour through south St. Lous’ most beautiful gem. Participants will learn about the park’s amazing and diverse trees, then enjoy their lunch while discussing the pleasures of picnics and urban green space.Tickets are $25 per person. If you would like to attend, please email me dfarrand
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