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Did you know:

  • There is a community garden in the heart of downtown Carbondale.
  • North America is home to over 4,000 wild bees species.
  • There is a beautiful route through Devil's Kitchen Lake that allows you to paddle into Panther Den Wilderness via boat.

Salukis Take Action:

  • Learn about the role urban centers play for bee populations and the effects of land use and socioeconomic factors on pollinators with Dr. Gerardo Camilo. 

Gerardo Camilo – St. Louis University, Department of Biology  

Seminar Title: "To bee or not to bee in the city: Social and ecological drivers of urban bee diversity" 

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, 4 pm 

Life Science III Auditorium  


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  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day with the Student Sustainability Coalition on Sept. 28. Pick Up and Paddle Day includes a beautiful canoe trip on Devil's Kitchen Lake and a service project in Panther's Den Wilderness Area to follow. Email jacob.bolton@siu.edu to sign up. Space is limited; transportation from the Student Center provided.



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Keep up the great work,  
Saluki Green Action Team