With Jean Ponzi
Mon Aug 27th 2012 7.00pm–8.00pm
Time zone: central
Augusta Bottoms Consort “Time to Kill the Rooster”
from Bottomland (Augusta Bottoms Consort www.augustabottomsconsort.com 2000) L —Earthworms' favorite local band - celebrating 20 years of "troubedory" - songwriting, convivial music-making and joyful entertainment - Friday August 31 at Focal Point - hope to see you there!
Erin Switalski - Executive Director “Women's Voices for the Earth”
from Safe Chemicals campaigns - targeting personal care products with a BIG VICTORY with Johnson & Johnson! (www.womensvoices.org www.skindeep.org - database of personal care products in online and APP forms 2012) N —Over 12,500 toxic chemicals are routinely used in personal and home care products - we are living in a chemical soup! Women's Voices campaigns to get these toxins out of our lives - and just scored a big victory with Johnson & Johnson - hear all about it!
Ron Coleman - Executive Director, Open Space Council “Recapping last week's Operation Clean Stream and over 40 years of hands-on stewardship”
from This fall Ron will be honored with the Lewis Green Environmental Leadership Award - congratulations on this well-deserved honor! (www.openspacestl.org Sat 8/23 11am-1:30pm, Passport to Clean Water in Greentree Park in Kirkwood - learn, discover, earn a prize! 2012) L —Plenty of volunteer opportunities offered this fall by Open Space Council - to get outdoors and help protect our region's air, water and OPEN SPACE.
Peggy James Nacke - Special Projects and Events Director “St. Louis Academy of Science”
from BioBlitz - bi-annual census of "The Circle of Life" in two great parks: Forest Park Sept 7-8 and Tower Grove Park Sept 21 (www.academyofsciencestl.org Join science leaders to help evaluate the environmental health of a great city park - leader registration underway now!. 2012) N L —Biodiversity may sound like jargon, but it's a one-word description of the variety necessary to have a whole world thrive! Learn more as a BioBlitz volunteer - and apply what you learn in your yard, your community, at school or at business. BIODIVERSITY!