Kansas City – Big Muddy Speaker Series
The Kansas City series is held at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Our current venue is the Westport Coffeehouse Theater, but be sure to check this month’s presentation page for any changes or updates.
Kansas City was founded because of its location on the Missouri River. Today we are lucky to have so many experts willing to share their knowledge with us about this amazing river, its floodplain and the nature and history that surrounds it. We’re trying to keep the topics varied and interesting, but if you have an interest in the Missouri River, we think you’re going to love these.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Life in Kansas City…300 Million Years Ago
Presentation by Richard Gentile, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Geosciences at UMKC Dr. Richard Gentile will join us for a peek beneath the surface and back in time at the forces that shaped the geology of the Kansas City area, and what effect that geology has on our lives today. NOTE - This presentation is a reschedule of a talk originally scheduled for June
- Little Blue River Watershed Coalition
- Friends of Lakeside Nature Center
- Missouri River Relief
- Healthy Rivers Partnership
- Friends of Big Muddy
- Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge
- Kansas City Digital Video
Thanks to all of our venue hosts for making this possible!
Recordings of Presentations
Kansas City Digital Video has been recording Big Muddy Speaker Series presentations. These are available on their website at this link. Some contain synchronized powerpoint presentations. We will be posting these to the archived presentation pages on bigmuddyspeakers.org.
Thanks Micheal Morgan and crew for putting this important archive online!