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U-Pick Fun

Nothing says summertime like a juicy piece of fruit. And it can’t get fresher than the type you pulled off a vine, bush, or tree. Take advantage of this seasonal fun; add a U-pick outing to your calendar.

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Botanist Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte M. Taylor, Senior Curator at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Herbarium has named more species of plants than any other woman alive.

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Gateway to a New Life Documentary: Coming Summer 2024

The population of St. Louis is on a downward spiral. Are immigrants the solution? St. Louis city officials and business leaders want to attract thousands of Afghan refugees and immigrants to St. Louis. The Afghan families include men and women who worked for the U.S. military. Many remain in refugee camps overseas, visas mired in […]

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Ideas for the grad in your life

There are countless ways to honor the graduate in your life. Celebrations can range from a simple family get-together to a lavish trip or gift. But there’s no need to overdo it. If you’re looking for ideas to spur your gift-giving, we’ve assembled inspiration for almost anyone on your list.

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MARSfarm Greenhouses

MARSfarm greenhouses are small enough to fit on a countertop but could change the way the next generation approaches agriculture on Earth – and in space.

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Celebrating May

Have fun this May with some unique and fun observances.

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The Rain Barrel Project: Works of Art, Instruments of Environmental Change

The art world meets environmental change meets Equity and Opportunity. That describes one amazing project between St. Louis Artworks and the MSD Project Clear.

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Ameren Pollinator Project

Ameren has been planting native pollinator-friendly plant for more than a decade to try to attract monarch butterflies and other endangered species.

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New Baby Orangutan at Saint Louis Zoo

There’s a new ape in town at the Saint Louis Zoo. Baby Forest, a Sumatran Orangutan, was born on December 22, 2023.
Orangutans are critically endangered.

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Anniversary of the Great Flood of 93

It ranks as one of the worst floods and among US modern history’s top ten natural disasters. The Great Flood of ’93 occurred from April to October, overflowing the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and their tributaries.