Sustainability & Eco-Friendly Programs- All Ages

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Tree Identification & Park Walk

Walk through Schroeder Park with a Certified Arborist from Forest ReLeaf as they identify common trees, talk about tree planting, tree care, and answer your questions! This Program has limites space and pre-registreation is required.  

WednesdaySeptember 235:30 pm$5 per person


Clean Stream

Help clean the waterways in our community! Volunteers needed, individuals and groups. Donuts and drinks will be provided in the park before the start of the clean-up. Register here or contact Shardesty@manchestermo.gov for more information or to sign up 

SaturdaySeptember 268:30-10:30 amMust Pre-Register


Tree Planting Workshop

Fall is the best time to plant a tree! Join Certified Arborist, Cory Knoblach from Forest ReLeaf to learn about the best practices for planting and caring for trees.

TuesdayOctober 65:30 pm$5 per person


Honeysuckle Hack

Did you know the bush honeysuckle is an invasive species that has been taking over Missouri woodlands, strangling our native plants? Help us reclaim our parks by joining us at our honeysuckle sweep! We will be removing bush honeysuckle from Schroeder & Seibert Parks. Park staff will provide gloves, tools, and instruction as we restore our parks. Donuts and drinks will be provided at the srar of the day.  

SaturdayNovember 78:30-10:30 amSign Up Today!


Native Plants are WILD-ly Wonderful!

Introducing options to landscape or yard (or community or commercial property) that will conserve water, recharge your site as a lively habitat, tackle invasive species, an (ultimately) reduce maintenance needs. Whether you’re new to Natives or already rooted and looking to learn more, theswe ecological options will grow on you.

This is an ONLINE lecture and discussion featuring Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager from the EarthWays Center of Missouri Botanical Garden. Jean serves as the manager of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge and is on the leadership team for the regional initiative BiodiverseCity St. Louis. 

WednesdayOctober 77 pm$3 per person


Join us for two workshops in the Resilient Living series that we are offering. These short classes feature Crystal Stevens, who has been teaching the Resilient Living workshops for over a decade. She & her husband, Eric, co-founded FLOURISH which emcompases a farm, a plant nursery, an apothecary, design services, and educational programming. 


Preserving the Harvest

Learn how to preserve food from your garden or the store in some wonderful reciepes. This includes a PowerPoint presentation and hands on learning for preserving things like pestos, salsa, and freezer jams. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. 

SundayOctober 42-5 pm$20 per person


DIY Natural Gift Making

Learn how to use natural products to create personal and sustainable gifts for your friends and loved ones. Supplies will be provided to make your own bath salts as well as wreaths using clippings and trimmings from the park.

SaturdayNovember 72-5 pm$20 per person