Presentation Tags: pollution
November 14, 2023
The Price of Plenty: The Environmental Cost of Fertilizers
Presentation by Sara Shipley Hiles, Bailey Becker, Joy Mazur, and Jocelyn Heimsoth
Learn about the environmental impacts of fertilizer from award-winning journalist and journalism educator Sara Shipley Hiles and University of Missouri School of Journalism students.
August 9, 2022
The Clean Water Act is 50! Let’s Make it Even Better
Presentation by Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels and Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Staff Attorney Bob Menees
Rachel Bartels and and Bob Menees of Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper share the history of the Clean Water Act.
March 8, 2022
The Big Muddy Clean Sweep: Living on the River, for the River
Missouri River Relief’s very own Alyssa Thomas shared the story of the Big Muddy Clean Sweep for March 2022’s presentation.
January 11, 2022
Missouri DNR Works for Healthy Rivers
Online Presentation by Kansas City Regional Director Karen Rouse and Water Protection Director Chris Wieberg, Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources
We were joined by two directors at the Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources who discussed couple of ongoing programs that the Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources is involved in that work to solve issues faced by the Missouri River and the larger Mississippi River Watershed.
September 8, 2020
Missouri reservoirs: are they toxic?
Online Presentation by Dr. Rebecca North, PhD, Limnologist with MU Limnology Lab
Dr. North shared some of the research she’s been doing on harmful algal blooms in Missouri lakes and reservoirs.
January 14, 2020
Stream Restoration: Applications for Watershed Conservation
Presentation by Steve Herrington, Director of Science and Impact Measures, The Nature Conservancy of Missouri
Steve Herrington will give a broad look at the power, potential and importance of stream restoration in our wild and urban landscapes.
November 11, 2014
FILM: “Bag It – Is your life too plastic?”
Film Screening hosted by Osage Group of the Sierra Club and Missouri River Relief Original Screening – Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at RagTag Cinema in Columbia, MO Followed by panel conversation featuring Dr. Frederick Vom Saal, the UM professor that discovered the estrogen mimicking properties in some plastic additives. Jan Dye – Osage Group of the […]
July 9, 2013
Intersex Sturgeon on the Missouri River? The effects of emerging contaminants on a big river
Presentation by – Diana Papoulias, PhD, Research Fish Biologist – US Geological Survey Columbia Environmental Research Center Original Presentations: Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Les Bourgeois Bistro in Rocheport, MO Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Healthy Rivers Partnership Office, Kansas City, MO Click here to watch a video of Diana’s presentation recorded by KCDV. Click here to download pdf […]
October 10, 2012
Jameson Island – Bringing Politics to a Head
-Original Presentation by Brook Spear, Great Rivers Environmental Law Center photo of Jameson Chute courtesy of USFWS, Steve Hillebrandt One of the tools the Corps of Engineers is using to restore habitat along the Missouri lost during channelization is to create chutes and islands on public land adjacent to the river. For some time, this […]