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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Last update 12/26/2021

I. NETWORKING EVENTS AND EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS
II. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
III. CAREERS

SLCC-Hort

For more information, please contact: Carrie Coyne, PLA
Horticulture Program Facilitator STLCC – Meramec
ccoyne@stlcc.edu
314.984.7459

 

I. NETWORKING EVENTS AND EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Scholarships

Gateway Professional Horticulturists Association

January Meeting & 8th  Annual Job Fair
Mike Duffy’s – Kirkwood
(124 West Jefferson)
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Meet and Greet
6:30 pm – Pasta/Pizza Buffet
7:00 pm – Business Meeting
Cost – $20.00

RSVPs not required but appreciated for planning purposes. Please RSV

Free for STLCC Students

Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri 

For more information or to apply online, please visit http://www.fgcmo.org or submit an application to Tanya Stanley, State Scholarship Chair

Due Feb 1

Partners for Native Landscaping: Spring Speaker Series

STLCC Horticulture is a partner in this great series of virtual speaking events to be held in Mar, April, and May.

FREE to all!!

All programs are virtual and FREE, but advance registration is required. Space is limited, so don’t delay!
To register: go to http://www.slcl.org, click Events & Classes, Adult Programs, and search by title or date.

 

ONESTL – Virtual Sustainability Lab

BiodiversCity St. Louis Progress Report: Education, Projects, Metrics for the Birds & Bees & More

http://www.onestl.org/news/542-sept-2020-sustainability-lab

Indoor Composting: Make and Take Home a Bokashi Bucket

STLCC Continuing Ed and the EarthWays Center are teaming up to host this one.

https://stlcc.edu/programs-academics/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/nature.aspx

Shaw Nature Reserve Native Plant Sale

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/things-to-do/events/event-details/sreventid/2805.aspx

Arnold Arboretum  –  The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a museum of trees teaching the world about plants.

(They’ve updated their blog/website recently and it’s pretty cool! Plus, they have virtual garden tours.)

https://arboretum.harvard.edu/plants/

SD Maintenance and Reporting Workshop
The goal of this 2 hour session is to gain the basic understanding of maintenance and how to put together a thorough and accurate report for MSD.
https://greatriversgreenway.org/stormwater/

Pesticide Certification Training and Recertification Events
See attached for details of upcoming events.

Meramec Botanical Society Planting Party
How do you take part?
Look for event flyers posted outside SW103 and in the Student Center.
Join the Facebook Group: Botanical Society – STLCC Meramec
Email the Club President: Rebecca Hankins at rebeccabutler28@gmail.com
PLEASE!!! RSVP so we can plan lunch accordingly.
Contact: Carrie Coyne, Horticulture Facilitator, 314-984-7459 or ccoyne@stlcc.edu

STLCC Greenhouse or Grounds
Want to join us in the GREENHOUSE…Just email ccoyne@stlcc.edu to let us know you are coming!

EarthWays Center Upcoming Classes – “DIY Rain Barrel”, “Reducing 101”, and “Monarchs and Mosquitoes”
https://www.missourib…

New Directions in the American Landscape: Natural Design – Intensive 2 Day Workshop with Larry Weaner
https://ndal.org/2019…

WildOnes Monthly gathering: https://mailchi.mp/89…

Trial of Bush Honeysuckle – Jurors Needed, An Educational event – not fake news! – Please contact Jean Ponzi – to volunteer, or with questions jeanponzi@woodworms.net The event will be video recorded.

A Southern Illinois Grow Native! Workshop – Native by Design: Layered Landscapes
https://www.moprairie…
STLCC Horticulture CAREER DAY

Wild Ideas Worth Sharing Speaker Series – FREE, but registration is required. Please register at http://tiny.cc/WIWS….

Foodscaping Workshop with Matt Lebon

Happy Hour at Maypop Coffee and Garden Shop
For more info, and to register online:
https://www.wnla.org/…

WNLA Emerging Leaders Meetup at Greenscape Gardens and Gifts
Register with the link below:
https://www.wnla.org/…

‌II. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

City of Kirkwood
Please visit http://www.kirkwoodmo…
Kirkwood Parks Assistance Corps (KPAC)
(314) 984-5993
kparkv@kirkwoodmo.org
http://www.kirkwoodmo.org/KPAC

plant sale

STLCC (St. Louis Community College)-Meramec
Are you passionate about growing plants? If yes, join our team!

For more information please contact Carrie Coyne, PLA
Horticulture Program Facilitator STLCC – Meramec
11333 Big Bend Rd. St. Louis, MO 63122 314.984.7459
ccoyne@stlcc.edu

Click https://events.stlcc.edu/group/mc_horticulture to get the latest news
and information about the STLCC Horticulture Program.

III. CAREERS

 

Public Gardens

Loose Park in Kansas City – Horticulture Technician – Rosariean

https://www.kcmo.gov/city-hall/departments/human-resources/jobs-at-kcmo

Saint Louis Zoo – Horticulture Manager

https://g.co/kgs/Y9cvtR

Saint Louis Zoo – Horticulturist

https://g.co/kgs/igLhx5

Arboriculture

Beyond Housing – Assistant Community Forester Please send resume and cover letter by email to vinita goven@beyondhousing.org
by 5:00 p.m. For more information on Beyond Housing, visit http://www.beyondhousing.org

Droege Tree Care – Office Manager

Contact Colleen Baum if you are interested! Cell phone at 314-574-7091.

Native Plant Horticulture   

Beyond Housing  – Native Stewardship Lead

Please send resume and cover letter by email to vinita goven@beyondhousing.org
by ????at 5:00 p.m. For more information on Beyond Housing, visit http://www.beyondhousing.org

Shaw Nature Reserve – Horticulture I

https://g.co/kgs/FhHrGp

 St. Louis Community College Facilities Department – Full and Part-time grounds keepers https://jobs.stlcc.edu/postings/10305 

 

Garden Center | Retail   

Sugar Creek Garden Center – Full and part time positions

Visit sugarcreekgardens.com for more information. These positions require the most hours in spring. If you are interested in one of the positions listed below, please mail or email us at mailscg@aol.com your resume with a letter telling us why you would make a good Sugar Creek employee.

 

Parks & Recreation

National Parks Service Arch Grounds – Gardener positions

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/627054000

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/627055500

Greenhouse

St. Louis Community College Horticulture Program – Greenhouse Lead

https://careers.stlcc.edu/en/job/493077/green-house-lead

 

Food & Urban Farming  

Custom Foodscaping – Garden Coach + Maintenance

To Apply:
● Please send resume and cover letter to
connect@customfoodscaping.com
● Write “GARDEN COACH APPLICATION” in the subject line
● AND any other supporting materials that help us better understand
why you are uniquely qualified for this position)

Custom Foodscaping  – Garden Bed Builder + Foodscaper

To Apply:
● Please send resume and cover letter to
connect@customfoodscaping.com
○ Write “BED BUILDER APPLICATION” in the subject line
● AND any other supporting materials that help us better understand
why you are uniquely qualified for this position

 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES…

Proscience Landscape Environments – Field Tech
If interested, send resume to Dave@prosciencelandscapes.com

Shaw Nature Reserve – Horticulturist II

Senior Landscape Worker – City of O’Fallon MO

Kirkwood Gardens – Full Time Horticulturalist
Contact Colin Kopp to schedule an interview.
Kirkwood Gardens 2701 Barrett Station Rd 314-966-4840

Restoration Ecology Coordinator – Litzsinger Ecology Center
https://usr54.dayforc…