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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Public Schools Science

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Public Schools Science

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A 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award was awarded to the CPS Science Department for surpassing its goal of removing one million invasive bush honeysuckle plants from Missouri and collecting long-term plant diversity ...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Audubon Society

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Audubon Society

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For their countless efforts to restore and protect the environment through community outreach and educational opportunities, the Columbia Audubon Society has earned a 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award. By providing...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: TrueFalse Film Fest

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: TrueFalse Film Fest

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Previous year's MCPA Award winners are eligible to receive the Mayor's Award, meant to recognize sustained dedication to sustainability. For their continued efforts in reusing through artistry, composting, recycling a...

3M Monarch Butterfly Habitat Restoration Project

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3M Monarch Butterfly Habitat Restoration Project

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In response to the drastic reduction in population of monarch butterflies, and to support other pollinator populations as well, the City of Columbia with the support of 3M, Missouri Department of Conservation, and U.S...

Columbia Infrastructure Task Force

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Columbia Infrastructure Task Force

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First meeting of the Mayor's Task Force on Infrastructure at the City of Columbia, Missouri. All of the meetings are archived and available to view at the following url ... http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/Council/Meetings...

City Hall Waste Audit, Columbia, Missouri

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City Hall Waste Audit, Columbia, Missouri

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The Volunteer Programs Division of Columbia's Community Development Department offered up a learning opportunity for students at the 2017 Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA). It took 20 volunteers from MSA a little over a...

Willie Cole Visits Lee Elementary

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Willie Cole Visits Lee Elementary

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Each year the students of Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School create a one-of-a-kind art installation for the City of Columbia City Hall using recyclable objects. This year the kids received a helping hand from worl...

2017 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Mall

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2017 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Mall

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The practices of the Columbia Mall that have made such a big impact on the community and environment are what earned them the 2017 Pollution Prevention Award. They have been able to reduce emissions by 26% since 2009,...

2017 MCPA Award Winner: True/False Film Fest

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2017 MCPA Award Winner: True/False Film Fest

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The organizational winner for the 2017 Best Innovative Practices was the True/False Film Fest. Their efforts to reuse and recycle throughout their festival, including a landfill diversion rate of over 90%, have shown ...

2017 MCPA Award Winner: Missouri River Relief

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2017 MCPA Award Winner: Missouri River Relief

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For their countless efforts to clean up the Missouri River, Missouri River Relief has earned the 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award for an organization. By cleaning up 876 tons of trash and heading up clean up proje...