Rainscaping Story Map

Rainscaping Story Map Check out our interactive story map citing examples of green infrastructure and their benefit on urban water quality in St. Louis and on reducing the burden of stormwater on our sewer system!   The St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District has provided grants for small and large-scale rainscaping, rain gardens, and rain barrel projects throughout…

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MCE Rapid Response Fund

MCE Rapid Response Fund Because Nothing is Protected Forever. The Rapid Response Fund is a critical resource for addressing emerging threats to our environment and public health that allows MCE to mobilize quickly and effectively. With your support, we can have an impact when and where it matters most. What Rapid Response looks like: Challenging…

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Growing Food in the City of St. Louis Survey

Thank you to all who participated in the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition’s 2016 survey about growing food in the city! The survey is now closed. We were able to hear from 854 people from 75 of the city’s 79 neighborhoods! Through this survey effort, we sought to learn from city residents: 1) what they…

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Growing Food in the City of St. Louis Survey

The Gulf Dead Zone

2016 Dead Zone Measurement CANCELED Following a Prediction Almost 5,000 Square Miles Short of Goal   Despite rampant nutrient pollution and toxic algae outbreaks, for the first time in 30 years, the Dead Zone will not be measured. Read MCE and the Mississippi River Collaborative’s report, Decades of Delay, to learn more about the extent of the nutrient…

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My Experience on The Daily Show

By Brad Walker, Rivers Director                                                                              June 30, 2016 Admit it, if you’ve ever seen it you’ve thought about being on The Daily Show. So have I. So on December 1, 2015, when I received an email from a person claiming to be from the show saying they wanted to do a field piece about questionable…

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