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Proposed development on the Katy Trail and Missouri River

There is a zoning hearing on December 20 in St. Charles. (Zoning hearing details here.) The Katy Land Trust and Magnificent Missouri will be represented at this meeting, but it is important that others in the community express their opposition by attending the meeting and voicing their concerns. Please let us know if you can […]

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Byan Haynes Gallery Opening

Bryan Haynes Gallery For all of you who visited the Peers Store in 2017, you know that the Katy Land Trust works closely with one of Missouri’s great artists, Bryan Haynes of Washington, Missouri. This season, he exhibited the artwork he created to illustrate our book, Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations Along the […]

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Fall events at Peers Store

In Missouri’s most beautiful time of the year, put these fun fall events on your October calendar: Sunday, October 22 Peers to Treloar Tram Rides On the Katy Trail Noon to 4pm Celebrate the Second Annual Peers to Treloar Party along the Katy Trail! Featuring music, tram rides, a bald eagle from the World Bird […]

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Total Solar Eclipse: An Unforgettable Experience Where: Peers Store Date: August 21st Time: 11am to 2pm Join us for one of nature’s most incredible displays and plunge into twilight at midday.  The Bluegill Buddies will be playing old-time string band music live on the porch, leading us through the total solar eclipse that is set […]

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First Lady Georganne Nixon on “Growing Up with the River”

First Lady Georganne Nixon comments on “Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri” The Burkhardts know that Jay and I love the Missouri River.  The Governor’s mansion overlooks the Big Muddy, we canoe and kayak on the river, and we explore all along the Katy Trail and the river valley.  We ride […]

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Philip Slein Gallery

Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the Philip Slein Gallery 11/3/16 Philip Slein is an artist, a collector, and a gallery owner in the Central West End. He has been an admirer of the Missouri River, its valleys, and bluffs for decades and Dan asked him to contribute some comments for the […]

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Peers-to-Treloar Party on the Katy Trail

Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the Peers-to-Treloar Party on the Katy Trail 10/23/16 At the first-ever Peers-to-Treloar Party on October 23, visitors celebrated in two former railroad towns — now on the Katy Trail — with music, bratwurst, and books signed by Bryan, Connie, and Dan.

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Presentation and Book Signing at the St. Louis County Library

Presentation and Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the St. Louis County Library 10/19/16 On October 19, a stormy night didn’t deter 70+ friends of St. Louis County Library from participating in a presentation and book signing by Dan, Connie, and Bryan. Bonus:  A raffle for a bur oak tree — one […]

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Deutsch Country Days

Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at Deutsch Country Days 10/16/16 At Deutsch Country Days in Marthasville on October 16, Dan was asked to autograph “Growing Up with the River” by some very enthusiastic re-enactors who loved the Marthasville chapter!

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Conservation Celebration at Riverfront Park

Book Signing for “Growing Up with the River” at the Conservation Celebration in Riverfront Park, Washington, MO 10/9/16 On a beautiful October Sunday in Washington’s Riverfront Park, the Burkhardts and Bryan Haynes signed and sold copies at Conservation Celebration!

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