Columbia, Mo., Midsummer Sustainability Roundup!

One glance at the Columbia Missourian’s website shows great changes for sustainability in the community.  Here are some highlights: PedNet Coalition wants the city to extend bus service hours Free treasures abound at Columbia’s Really Really Free Market Root Cellar finds new home in North Village Arts District Farmers and Artisans Market vendors call first…

Where to get Missouri River flooding news

Quick links to Missouri River sites with regular updates on the Missouri River flood of 2011: Missouri River Relief’s Big Muddy News blog is local to the Mid-Missouri area, but also gives an outlook on the big picture.  Their most recent post also offers a lot of links to other sources. The Missouri River Flooding…

Dr. Soren Larsen’s summer reading picks

If you’ve climbed all the trees, watched all the movies and swam all the creeks you can handle, maybe it’s time for a good book.  This week, we asked some environmentally minded stars at Mizzou what they suggest for a little summer reading. Here’s what Dr. Soren Larsen, MU professor of geography, has to share:…

Sarah Stone’s summer reading picks for food

If you’ve climbed all the trees, watched all the movies and swam all the creeks you can handle, maybe it’s time for a good book.  This week, we asked some environmentally minded stars at Mizzou what they suggest for a little summer reading. Sarah Stone, technical director for MSA/GPC tech and advisor to the Student…

Ben Datema’s summer reading picks for sustainability and the environment

If you’ve climbed all the trees, watched all the movies and swam all the creeks you can handle, maybe it’s time for a good book.  This week, we asked some environmentally minded stars at Mizzou what they suggest for a little summer reading. Ben Datema, director of Student Sustainability offers this “killer” list of three…