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Butterfly gardening: using volunteers to provide data on flower use
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Butterflies are considered to be good indicators of a healthy environment and reflect the environmental impact of urban development. The popularity of butterflies with the general public and declining butterfly populations, ...
An evaluation of Missouri Master Naturalist Program: changes in volunteer knowledge and the relationship between motivations and changes in volunteer knowledge
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The Missouri Master Naturalist (MN) program educates adults who then volunteer to help manage their community's natural resources. My research evaluated Missouri's MN training program. My first objective determined any ...
Residents' perceptions and preferences of vacant lot vegetation, wildlife and use in St. Louis, Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
Vacant lots are a prevalent issue in many urban neighborhoods nationwide. These lots are often targeted by city officials for greening interventions, though nearby, marginalized residents may not adequately be involved in ...