The James River Basin Partnership is hosting its annual river cleanup Saturday, October 5 on the Finley River. The Partnership is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting Ozarks’ rivers...and it says it can't do that alone. KSMU’s Julie Greene has more.
Evangel University faculty and students have constructed a community garden at Weller Elementary as a way to honor a late Evangel professor. As KSMU’s Julie Greene reports, this commemorative garden will benefit students and the surrounding community.
The Community Focus Steering Committee has released its annual report card for Greene County—that’s a study of the community’s achievements and areas of need over a two-year period. KSMU’s Anna Thomas looks into the community’s blue ribbons and red flags.
On Saturday morning, rather than sleeping in late, hundreds of college students were up and ready to hit the sidewalks of Springfield. They were part of a research project that is looking at the “user-friendliness” of our neighborhoods. KSMU’s Theresa Bettmann has the story.
The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, has created a free, online resource for local schools. The website is called the "Healthy Schools Toolkit," and its purpose is to help schools stay healthy, green and safe. KSMU's Anna Thomas has more.