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Stream Teams United – bringing our river groups together


Stream Teams United is the host of PaddleMO, a 5-day, 100-mile exploration of the Lower Missouri River.

Time and Place

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
7:00 pm

Westport CoffeeHouse Theater
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Presentation by Mary Culler, Executive Director of Stream Teams United

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Where – Westport Coffeehouse Theater – 4010 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City, MO

6 p.m. – Social Hour
7 p.m. – Presentation. Presentation will be filmed – After 7 PM, Please enter through Green Room Burgers

Presentation is FREE and open to the public!

Hosted by Healthy Rivers Partnership

Stream Teams UnitedMary Culler, the new Executive Director of Stream Teams United, will present about the organization’s past and current efforts, her role as the new Executive Director, and about ways Missourians can help support the stewardship of Missouri streams. Stream Teams United is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that formed in 1999. Also known as the Missouri Stream Team Watershed Coalition, it includes 19 volunteer Stream Team Associations throughout the state. The organization also hosts PaddleMo, a 5 day 100-mile exploration of the Lower Missouri River. Mary Culler was hired in February 2018 as the 2nd Executive Director of Stream Teams United and is excited to work for this statewide organization and meet more fellow Missourians that love Missouri streams.

Mary Culler is the Executive Director of Stream Teams United.

Mary Culler is the Executive Director of Stream Teams United.

Mary Culler was hired in February 2018 as the new Executive Director of Stream Teams United. Mary is a native of Springfield, Missouri, where she attended Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State) and completed a degree in Biology. She later attended Iowa State University, where she completed a master’s degree and researched stream fish and macroinvertebrate communities in southwest Iowa.

Mary returned to Missouri in 2006 and then worked for the state of Missouri for 11 years, first with the Missouri Department of Conservation as a Fisheries Management Biologist in Springfield, and more recently as a watershed and community assistance coordinator for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Northeast Region in Macon.

Mary has been a Stream Team member for over 10 years and is a member of Stream Team 3184. One of the streams adopted by her team is the North Fork of the Salt River, which is a tributary to Mark Twain Lake in northeast Missouri.


Westport CoffeeHouse – 4010 Pennsylvania Kansas City, Mo – www.westportcoffeehouse.com

The Westport CoffeeHouse is in the Westport entertainment area, midtown KC, south of downtown and north of the Plaza.  The main intersection is Westport Rd and Broadway.  From this intersection, go west on Westport Rd one block to Pennsylvania. Turn north (right).

OR you can get there from the intersection of Southwest Trafficway and Westport Rd.  Go east on Westport Rd to Pennsylvania. Turn north (left).

Westport Coffee House is approximately one block down on the west side of Pennsylvania.  Parking can be had either south of the coffee house in the large parking lot or just north of the coffee house alongside the building.  Enter through Green Room Burgers or Westport CoffeeHouse.

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Thanks to all of our venue hosts for making this possible! Click here for a list of upcoming presentations» The Big Muddy Speaker Series is also held monthly in Rocheport and St. Charles.

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.

We are deeply saddened by our loss of KCDV’s driving founder, Michael Morgan. Our hearts are with his family. Big Muddy Speaker Series will always be indebted to his vision, skill and selfless hard work.

The views and opinions expressed by our presenters do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of Healthy Rivers Partnership, the Big Muddy Speaker Series or any of the partners that support this public forum. The Big Muddy Speaker Series believes that hearing diverse perspectives is a crucial building block for an informed public.