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Posts tagged "May"

Indigo Bunting singing
Mitch Leachman, Executive Director of the St. Louis Audubon Society, can be heard in the background.

C/O: Deepa Mohan.

A Prothonotary Warbler, singing, during the Creve Coeur BioBlitz.
Group leader: Mitch Leachman, St. Louis Audubon Society.
C/O: Deepa Mohan

Check out photos from our Creve Coeur BioBlitz!
View them on Facebook. Thanks to Deepa Mohan for sharing her snaps with us.

American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards
by Wade Graham, Ph.D. 

Pick up a copy of ‘American Eden’ and plan to attend Dr. Graham’s free talk: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are on May 16.

The talk is FREE and OPEN to the public.
Part of our Special Partnership Presentations
The Missouri Botanical Garden – Shoenberg Theater
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Two Thousand Students Compete in One of  USA’s Largest Science Fairs

St. Louis, MO – May 2, 2012 – This week, 2000 students toting a colorful array of cardboard displays are pouring through the doors of the Greensfelder Recreation Complex in Queeny Park.  These students from public, private, parochial, and home schools across St. Louis County and City are arriving to participate in the Academy of Science  - St. Louis Science Fair

View the complete press release (PDF) here.


Media Contacts:
Mary Burke, Chief Executive Officer
314.322.5214 (cell),
Pam Smith, Science Programs Manager
636.262.9072 (cell),