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OSC Welcomes AmeriCorps Member Emily Girschick!

In December 2022, we welcomed AmeriCorps Member Emily Girschick to the Open Space Council team!  She will be doing a year of service to help our organization expand its conservation efforts in the St. Louis region through programmatic development, community outreach, and much more.  Emily recently moved to the St. Louis region from Fort Collins,...
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Save The Date ~ Confluence Trash Bash April 8th, 2023

#ConfluenceTrashBash2023 Mark your calendars: Confluence Trash Bash 2023 will be April 8th! Site leaders will direct volunteers at locations across the Lower Missouri River watershed, working together to keep our streams and communities free from trash and litter. Gloves and trash bags will be provided and volunteers will receive a FREE t-shirt. We appreciate your time, hard...
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Back to Nature at Crestwood Park: Fall Honeysuckle Events

After two successful events in the Spring, as a part of our Operation Wild Lands (OWLs) program, The Open Space Council is partnering again with the City of Crestwood’s Beautification Committee’s #Back2Nature Project to remove the invasive Bush Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) shrub from Crestwood Park. Why Honeysuckle? According to the Missouri Botanical Garden, Bush Honeysuckle...
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Park Bench Dedication Honoring Sunset Hills Resident, Lifelong Environmentalist, and OSC Founding Member Walter L. Eschbach

May 2, 2022, Sunset Hills, Missouri – A park bench dedication ceremony took place at Nancy Eschbach Forest River Trail Park on Saturday, April 9, 2022, honoring Walter Eschbach’s lifelong service as an environmentalist and active supporter of preserving open space in the St. Louis area. Mr. Eschbach was joined by a group of neighborhood...
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Back2Nature Honeysuckle Hack – Crestwood Park

As a part of our Operation Wild Lands program, The Open Space Council is partnering with the City of Crestwood’s Beautification Committees’ #Back2Nature Project to remove the invasive Bush Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) shrub from Crestwood Park. Why it’s important? According to the Missouri Botanical Garden, Bush Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) is one of the most destructive invasive species...
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We lost an OSC Champion.

Our hearts are heavy at OSC as we mourn the loss of one of our biggest champions. Steve Nagle was the President of our Board of Directors for many years and made a considerable impact during his time with OSC. We are sad to hear about the passing of our former OSC President and long-time...
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We need Your Help!

Registration is open, and we need your help. The Confluence Trash Bash is a collaborative effort between the Open Space Council and our partners at Great Rivers Greenway, MSD Project Clear, the Missouri Stream Teams, and Earthways Center!! Together we can make a difference. Trash Bash cleanups and inlet marking help to ensure that our land and water...
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