Your Environment, Your Future

Greenway Network is a grassroots volunteer based organization. Our mission is to conserve natural resources, encourage sound management of the watersheds and protect the quality of life for the residents of the greater St. Louis area.

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SAVE THESE DATES!

CONFLUENCE TRASH BASH March 24, 2018
MISSION CLEAN STREAM April 7, 2018
RACE FOR THE RIVERS August 25, 2018
Girl Scout Leaders - These events provide great opportunities for your troops to participate in community service, making a real difference in our communities.

Big Muddy Speaker Series

"Enhancing the Missouri River in Missouri"

Presentation by Chad Eggen, Executive Director of the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission 

When:  Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:00pm Social hour 6:00pm 

Where:  Big A's on the Riverfront308 N. Main St., St. Charles, Mo 63301 

Missouri Department of Natural Resources held a series of meetings along the Missouri River recently to determine citizens views concerning the Missouri River and their suggestions for managing our rivers. Chad Eggen the Executive Director of the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission will be discussing enhancing the Missouri River region in Missouri utilizing suggestions from the meeting. 

Presentation is FREE and open to the public!

For more INFO . . .

Annual Members Meeting

December 4, 2017 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Big A's on the Riverfront
308 N. Main St. 
St. Charles, Mo 63301

Please join us for an evening of fun, food and recognition. Let us know you are coming by calling us at (636) 498-0772 or emailing greenwaynetwork@gmail.com

Dardenne Creek Fall Monitoring Day

Success!  We had 30 volunteers and monitored the entire stream.  Thanks to all!


Hall Street Cleanup Block Party

Many thanks to all who made this possible

Brightside St. Louis, Progressive Waste Solutions, Pick N Pull, Missouri Stream Teams, League of Watershed Guardians, Missouri Stream Team 5168, Your MSD, Missouri Stream Team 168, 1 Mississippi, Subway, Arnold Stream Team 211, Jessica Rowe, Stacie Shelske, Mike Claspille, Sarah Wright-Aholt, Bernie Arnold and so many more.

And, of course, thanks to all the wonderful volunteers for doing what many decline to do. The Greenway Network truly appreciates everyone for what you all did and do for our communities.

 Click here for more pictures of the cleanup.


Cooperative Stream Investigation Project Plan

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Larry Ruff of Greenway Network, Inc. (Stream Team 463) 

and

R.M. Wester and Associates, Inc.

Dardenne Creek
St. Charles County
May 2017 – September 2017

Larry Ruff, of Greenway Network, Inc., StreamTeam Level 3 -CSI, collected samples of water from sites on Dardenne Creek. They were analyzed by R.M. Wester and Associates, Inc. for the presence of E. coli.

The results of the labs test will be reported to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

This is the second year for the project.   Last year the lower Dardenne Creek was tested. This year the middle part of the stream is being examined.

Click here to read the PLAN!


2017 Recycling Events

As a part of our ongoing stream clean and recycling programming we are compiling a list of organizations who will be doing recycling events in 2017 to be posted, on our calendar and website as a reference for the public to use. Events to be posted include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Paper shredding events
  • Electronic Recycling events
  • Medication recycling events
  • Liquid/Solid Chemical (pesticide, automotive, home use) recycling events

If your organization is planning on providing this service to the public in 2017, and would like the event to be posted on our website, please let us know the following: Date, Times, Website or registration link, Items accepted and Costs to the public, if any.

We will do our best to include all appropriate events on our page and will include links to the page and when possible links to your website in our social media and newsletters. 

If you have questions please email: greenwaynetwork@gmail.com


 Join a Greenway Network Conservation Team

Volunteers are needed for picking up trash, planting, removing invasive plants and doing other needed work on public lands and to help at events such as Earth Day, National Public Lands Day, Mission:Clean Stream, Confluence Trash Bash and Race for the Rivers. Service days will be held at many sites, including Riverlands,i n West Alton, Riverwoods in Bridgeton and many local parks near you.

Team members are asked to pledge to support three service events this summer. Members will receive gloves, a water bottle, and a t-shirt at their first volunteer event.

Team leaders are needed to help coordinate service projects. Team leaders will receive special training to support events. Pledge to support five volunteer events and you are eligible to be a team leader and receive special recognition.

Single day volunteers are welcome and make up the majority of our volunteers! The work is rewarding, enjoyable, sometimes wet and muddy, but always worthwhile. Look for volunteer opportunities on our website or to join Greenway Network Conservation Team's monthly work party at the Riverlands area in West Alton, Mo.

To join a Conservation Team, click here.

To register for monthly volunteer work days at Riverlands, click here. 

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Greenway Network Race for the Rivers  Race for the Rivers  Confluence Trash Bash  Mission: Clean Stream/GM Earth Day