Our Environmental Program is an outgrowth of a recent wave of academic research, public interest, and geopolitical awareness concerning human interactions, dependency, and impact on the environment.

Our objective is to increase public awareness of environmental issues, both current and historical, while providing space for public discourse, engagement, and understanding.

2020 Digital Symposium: Water

On April 22nd, 2020 we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day by hosting a two day digital Symposium on Water. We would like to give thanks to all of our speakers through the series;  Jennifer Hoggatt, Allan Chow, Andrea Hunter, Karen Piper, Laura Lesniewski, Mohammed Alhamdan, Mara Cohen Ioannides, Jason Streubel, Sean Kim, Loring Bullard, Roddy Rogers, Todd Parnell, and Pulitzer Prize Winner Pat Stith. 

This program was sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, and was in partnership with Drury University, City Utilities, Springfield-Greene County Library Distrcit, SMCOG, Watershed Committee of the Ozarks, Missouri Natural Resources, BNIM, and Misouri State University.  

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