There will be eight organizations who will have tables at the March For Science. We are proud to list them here, and give folks a little something to look forward to. Bring your questions and comments, these organizations are looking forward to interacting with the public and getting their message out there!
The Sierra Club – White River Group will be there, and they will have information about climate change, and what people need to know about it. This is a hot debate between science and government.
The Greater Springfield MO Green Party will have a table, and they will be talking about recycling, renewable energy, and other environmental issues. Their focus is wide but mainly centered around reducing harmful changes to the environment.
NatureCITE will be present and happy to explain their work in researching ways to preserve ecological stability. Their mission is to engage and inform the public, and they are ready to answer all your questions.
Do not miss The Ozarks SySTEAMic Coalition (O-STEAM), an organization that focuses on careers and education in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM). We need children and young adults to focus on careers in these areas, and O-STEAM’s mission is to engage the public and inform them about changes in these crucial careers.
The Dickerson Park Zoo will have a table at the March For Science. Zoos provide many educational opportunities, from studies conducted on-site to allowing the public chances to interact with animals from all over the world.
The Springfield Plateau Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist will be present and informing the public about their work with conservation and educational outreach. Volunteers assist with conservation efforts, and conduct workshops to educate the public about the importance of conservation.
The Missouri River Bird Observatory (MRBO) has a lot to share about birds and their habitats. They assist with education and outreach, and volunteers help with conservation efforts and research. By hosting over 70 educational events each year, they do important work and are happy to tell you more.
Please stop to greet our most recent addition: the Missouri Prairie Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to preserving Missouri prairies and grassland habitats. Through education and outreach, and volunteer work, they serve nature and the citizens of Missouri who take an interest in our unique and endangered environment.