The Green Center has a STL250 Cake!

Last Updated on Monday, February 02 2015 12:51 Monday, February 02 2015 12:51

We have been caked!  Come visit us to view our Cakeway to the West special cake to celebrate St. Louis' 250th birthday! 

Update:  Thank you to everyone who visited The Green Center in search of our cake!  As of January 21, 2015, the cake has been moved to a new location.




"Back to the Earth" article in St. Louis Family Fall-Winter 2014 Magazine

Tuesday, October 14 2014 08:22

Back to the Earth

Want your kids to be more eco-savvy? Send them here.



Pathways Through Nature, A Lifetime Journey Speaker Series 2013-2015

Last Updated on Friday, April 10 2015 09:41 Tuesday, January 28 2014 14:17


The Green Center presents a series of speakers who will share stories and recollections of their early childhood experiences in nature and the impact it had on their lives. 


Our 2013-2014 Series includes:

Dr. Peter Raven- October 8, 2013

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Doug Ladd- January 14, 2014

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Noppadol Paothong- March 4, 2014

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Mike Clark- April 29, 2014



Walter Crawford- September 9, 2014



Sharon Deem- February 3, 2015

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Ed Spevak- May 12, 2015





The Green Center welcomes participants in the International Visitor Leadership Program!

Last Updated on Wednesday, August 21 2013 14:01 Wednesday, August 21 2013 13:50

We had a group from the International Visitor Leadership Program visit our Center! Countries represented include Ethiopia, Finland, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, People's Republic of China and Tunisia.

We had a group from the International Visitor Leadership Program visit our Center today! Countries represented include Ethiopia, Finland, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, People's Republic of China and Tunisia.


The Healthy Planet features P. Allen Smith and a member of The Green Center!

Last Updated on Friday, October 05 2012 10:19 Friday, October 05 2012 10:18


Our very own Golden Laced Polish chicken named Alberta visiting P. Allen Smith!

The Heathly Planet highlighted this visit in their June 2012 magazine that you can view here



Richard Louv's Visit to The Green Center

Friday, October 05 2012 10:14

Richard Louv, author of "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder" visited The Green Center on May 1st! 

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Backdoor Harvest at The Green Center

Last Updated on Friday, October 05 2012 10:03 Friday, October 05 2012 10:02

Check out the article about Backdoor Harvest's bee hives at The Green Center.  The bee hives are located in Kaufman Woods which is behind the headquarters of the Center.  The bees can be found daily around the hives and buzzing around all of our gardens!


5th Annual Fall Fire Festival

Last Updated on Monday, October 29 2012 07:35 Tuesday, September 04 2012 07:59

Our Fall Fire Festival is scheduled for Saturday, November 3 from 5:30-8:30pm.  Come spend a fall evening with your family watching fire performers, eating chili and warming up by a bonfire while you make s'mores!  All included in your ticket price!

Tickets are on sale now! Purchase advanced tickets at a discounted rate at our EVENTBRITE site.  These discounted tickets are Adults: $10 and Children: $5 and will be sold until October 28th.

Tickets will also be available from October 30-(November 3: at the door) for Adults: $15 and Children $5. 

We hope to see you there!


New Boardwalk in Urban Bird Corridor!

Last Updated on Friday, October 05 2012 09:00 Wednesday, August 15 2012 12:12

UPDATE!  The NEW boardwalk is completed!  Visit our Urban Bird Corridor and check out our new boardwalk!

If you visit The Green Center's Urban Bird Corridor in September 2012, please note that the wetland area is currently under construction.  The boardwalk is being upgraded and will be accessible again soon!


Green Tie Affair fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, June 9th, 2012!

Last Updated on Monday, May 18 2015 14:56 Friday, April 27 2012 08:30

Mark Your Calendar!  This year's Green Tie Affair fundraising event will be held on Saturday, June 9th from 5:30-8:00pm

Get your tickets today!  Members:  $25 each (limit 2 /2012 membership)   Non-Members:  $40 each





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