Missouri Prairies & Native Plants: The Science of Our Natural Landscape, September 2014

St. Louis was once the home of tall grass prairies, stands of grasses that often grew taller than grown men. The grasses – especially big bluestem, little bluestem, Indian grass and switchgrass – are still common today. Tall grass prairies are a unique and complex ecosystem that protects the environment by providing rich soil, assisting healthy crops to thrive and providing thousands of products to our communities. Join us for a Conversation at the Danforth Plant Science Center to learn about Missouri Prairies and Native Plants: The Science of Our Natural Landscape with Scott Woodbury, Curator, Whitmire Wildflower Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve, & Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Ph.D., Member at the Danforth Center.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Missouri Prairies & Native Plants: The Science of Our Natural Landscape, September 2014

Decreasing Food Waste - From Farm to Market

A discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, in order to feed a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050.

39 North_Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem, May 2017

Join us for a discussion about 39 North, the 600-acre innovation district built to help strengthen St. Louis' innovation ecosystem through Ag Tech Innovation.

Let's Talk About...Technology, Truth and the Public

Join us for an inside look at one reporter’s personal journey of finding a story that surprised her and the public backlash that followed.

Let's Talk About...People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection

Come learn about the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center and how it is impacting the region.

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Let's Talk About... Next Generation Bioenergy, May 2016

Learn how Energy Department scientists and researchers are working to sustainably transform the nation's abundant renewable resources into biomass energy.

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