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September 2017
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Landscape Performance Series: Making the Case for Sustainable Landscape Solutions

Tuesday, September 12 @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Alberici,
8800 Page Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63114 United States
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FREE and OPEN to high school students and adults. Registration is required. CLICK “Find Out More” to register!

PROGRAM
5:30 p.m. Check-in and Networking
6:15 p.m. Formal Presentation

Featured Speaker: Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation

Understanding the environmental, social, and economic benefits of sustainable landscapes is essential for designers, developers, investors, and policymakers who influence land development and want better results. This session introduces and explores the concept of landscape performance and why it is critical to achieving sustainability and reaching key decision-makers.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Submitted for approval of 1 GBCI CE Hour and 1 AIA LU/HSW

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Taking Pictures: Virtual Reality and Emerging Tech in Geology and Planetary Exploration

Wednesday, September 13 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking is free in the History Museum lots, on the street in Forest Park, or in the East and West lots across from the Judith and Dennis Jones Visitor Center.

Featured Speaker: Martin Pratt, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Fossett Lab for Virtual Planetary Exploration, Washington University in St. Louis; Adjunct Research Scientist – Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Virtual and augmented reality technology provides a new and exciting platform for scientific visualization. Seismologist and research scientist, Dr. Martin Pratt talks about Washington University’s Fossett Lab for Planetary Exploration and its use of augmented reality and Microsoft’s HoloLens to explore both Earth and Mars-based data. And he shares his work with a planetarium show that uses both visuals and sounds to explore seismology and the structure of the Earth. It’s a panoramic story on the use of photography in science today you won’t want to miss.

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Animals and Conservation at the Endangered Wolf Sanctuary

Thursday, September 21 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Thornhill Branch – St. Louis County Library,
12863 Willowyck Drive
St. Louis, 63146 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. Click “Find Out More” to register!

Learn all about the five species of threatened and endangered canids at the Endangered Wolf Center, find out what the Center is doing to help preserve wolves and its wild canid residents, how it works to reintroduce these species to the wild, and why this work is vital to a healthy ecosystem and a healthy planet.

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October 2017
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Bats, Birds, and Bellflowers: The Evolution of Specialized Pollination in the Tropics

Monday, October 2 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Weber Road Branch,
4444 Weber Road
St. Louis, 63123 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. Click “Find Out More” to register!

Featured Speaker: Nathan Muchhala, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Missouri – St. Louis

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November 2017
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The Soil Web of Life

Thursday, November 2 @ 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Mary Institute and Country Day School (MICDS),
101 North Warson Road
St. Louis, MO 63124 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Registration is required. CLICK “Find Out More” to register! Registration deadline is Thursday, October 26. Parking is FREE in the MICDS lot. CLICK HERE for campus map and detailed information on where to park.

PROGRAM
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception and Networking
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dr. Elaine Ingham Presentation
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM Q & A

Featured Speaker: Dr. Elaine Ingham, Soil Foodweb Inc.

Join Dr. Elaine Ingham as she speaks on how to grow healthy plants while improving infiltration rates in your soil and water quality in our local streams. For landscaping and gardening enthusiasts, addressing scales of property from backyards to municipal holdings to corporate and institutional campuses.

Learn about:

  • What organisms are present in the soil and on the foliage of your plants.
  • How these organisms can be managed to grow healthy plants and minimize weed growth with the least expensive inputs into the system.
  • How and why to reverse soil compaction, reduce soil erosion, and improve infiltration rates on your property.
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2017 Whitney R. Harris Conservation Forum: Environmental Justice

Thursday, November 9 @ 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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The Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum provides an opportunity for interaction between conservation organizations and the general public.

FREE and OPEN to ALL. SAVE the DATE! Check back soon for details!

The Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum is a Conservation Science public forum partnership of the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, The Academy of Science – St. Louis, the Saint Louis Zoo, and the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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December 2017
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Unmanned Aerial Systems for Food and Water Security in a Changing Climate

Monday, December 4 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters,
1640 S Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration Required. Click “Find Out More” to register!

Featured Speaker: Abuduwasiti Wulamu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, and Remote Sensing Lab, Saint Louis University

Associate professor of remote sensing at Saint Louis University, Wasit Wulamu, Ph.D., presents example projects of how data collected from sensors integrated with unmanned aerial systems can be used to address food and water security issues in a changing climate.

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