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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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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Water Matters | Trumpeter Swans

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Learn how our wetlands are creating a habitat that draws diverse wildlife to our region.

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Water Matters | Protecting Native Plants

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Learn how removing bush honeysuckle protects native plants keeping our Meramec River healthy.

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Water Matters | Nine LAB – Removing Invasive Plants

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Removing invasive plants is important to a healthy ecosystem and healthy water.

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Bush Honeysuckle

Bush Honeysuckle

Invasive Bush Honeysuckle is taking over urban areas and Missouri woodlands. It is strangling native plants and trees and limiting access to our creeks and streams. Learn how to get rid of bush honeysuckle.

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Funded in part by
Ameren
Missouri American Water
Missouri Water Infrastructure Partnership
MSD Project Clear
 
And in partnership with
OneSTL and The Nature Conservancy

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