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Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden & Learning Center

Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden & Learning Center
The sun shines on native plants at the Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden & Learning Center. More

Brightside St. Louis Native Demonstration Garden

Brightside St. Louis Native Demonstration Garden
The native demonstration garden at Brightside St. Louis is an example of the kinds of conservation projects MDC is seeking for its Community Conservation and Back to Nature StL grants. The application period for both is open now through Sept. 12, 2014. More

Broad Contour Levee

Broad contour levees's gentle slopes reduce erosion and wildlife burrowing
In order to reduce erosion and wildlife burrowing, the new levees will have 10:1 slopes instead of 3:1 slopes. Because these new levees will be broader and shallower than existing levees, floodwaters will be less likely to cause erosion during major flood events. More

Broad-Banded Water Snake

Photo of biologist holding a broad-banded watersnake
People often mistaken nonvenomous broad-banded water snakes for western cottonmouths. In the marsh, these harmless snakes typically eat fish and frogs. More