What: The Open Space Council is accepting applications for a $500.00 research scholarship available for graduate level research
...Hundreds gather to keep Forest Park clean on Earth Day
Hundreds of volunteers gathered in Forest Park on April 20th with the Open Space Council to help clean the park in preperation for the Earth Day festivities. Approximately 260 individuals on land and 8 volunteers who braced the cold waters came out in force to assist in the Open Space Council's annual Earth Day cleanup. Coffee was graciously provided by Starbucks, a long-term partner for this event and bagels were donated by Einstein Bagel Company in Kirkwood and Webster Groves.
Volunteers from organizations gather to plant trees and a
Volunteers brave the cold while adding a new trail to Greensfelder Park.......
Guest Speaker Brings Rich, Parks History to Open Space Council Annual Meeting...
On a brisk, winter morning, volunteers from Principia High School gathered at Beckemeier Conservation Area to assist in an OWLs event that focused on seeding a section of the area with native plant species. The Missouri Department of Conservation has placed focus on removing Invasive Bush Honeysuckle. Now that a good deal of the plant had been removed, an area was chosen to seed with native plant species to hopefully diversify the area.
Posted in Latest Updates on February 05, 2013 by
A Look at Invasive Bush Honeysuckle
Posted in Latest Updates on January 04, 2013 by Katherine Dockery
Open Space Council Tracks Progress on Route 66 Bridge
For some time now, the Open Space Council has been advocating the preservation of an historic bridge that spans the Meremac River just south of Eureka, Missouri. For 80 years this bridge has ferried pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles from one open space to another! While future plans for the bridge remain unkown, Open Space would like to share some points of historical relevance regarding this important landmark!