Water Matters

Water Matters

St. Louis Partners Bring Focus to Importance of Water

More than 20 St. Louis area organizations and businesses are partnering to bring focus to the connection between water and the health of our lands, people and economies. Launched in the spring of 2014, the initiative focuses on why water matters and what individuals can do to protect the health of our water.

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Shaw Nature Reserve Flood Debris - SciTech Now

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Learn about major flood debris in Shaw Nature Reserve - including 'club houses' built on the floodplain before there were regulations to prevent it.

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Behind the scenes video: Flood Damage in Shaw Nature Reserve

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Producer Anne-Marie Berger takes a behind-the-scenes look at the damage left behind from flooding at the Shaw Nature Reserve.

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Water Matters | Where the Rivers Run

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Where the Rivers Run presents beautifully compelling images of Missouri’s forests, bluffs, prairies and rivers that make evident how the landscape serves as an inspiration to artists, chefs, farmers, vintners, scientists, environmentalists and naturalists.

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Water Matters | Water Treatment

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A tour of St. Louis’ Chain of Rocks Water Treatment plant.

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Water Matters | Students Help Grow a Healthy Meramec River

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St. Louis ArtWorks students explore the connection between native plants and healthy rivers and streams to inform a special art installation in the Meramec watershed.

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Water Matters | Kids Explore the Outdoors

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When children engage in outdoor learning experiences, they not only improve math and science skills, but learn a greater appreciation of nature.

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Water Matters | Rooftop Gardens

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City residents are using innovative solutions on their rooftops to conserve water and grow healthy food.

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Water Matters | Tree Planting

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Learn how conservation organizations and community volunteers are planting thousands of trees to protect the Meramec River.

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