MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- Dec. 15 to 16, 2015
Crop Management Conference- 2015
- Jan. 6 to 29, 2016
Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training- Statewide
- Jan. 11 to 15, 2016
2016 Hazardous Waste Management Winter Institute
- Jan. 11 to 15, 2016
Youth Development Academy: Raising the Potential of Professionals
- Feb. 5 to 7, 2016
FRTI Winter Fire School 2016
- Feb. 18 to 20, 2016
Interface A 2016
- Feb. 21 to 23, 2016
Interface B 2016
- Feb. 27 to March 1, 2016
36th Annual Dialysis Conference
- March 17 to 20, 2016
Maize Genetics Conference 2016
- March 28 to April 1, 2016
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2016
- March 29 to April 1, 2016
20th Central Hardwood Forest Conference 2016
Independence Historic Nodes and Linkage Visioning Project with Drury's Center for Community Studies, Hammons School of Architecture (Session 4 of 4)
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public Venue - To Be Determined
To Be Determined, Independence MO map...
MU Extension in collaboration with Drury's Center for Community Studies is hosting a series of open community meetings and workshops to develop a 'Vision Toolkit' for the historic nodes in the city center of Independence. The process is intended to be intensely participant driven, BUT we need people to attend to be heard. Ten (10) architecture students are working with a diverse Vision Advisory Committee and need YOUR participation to build the integrity of a 20-30 year vision for the city center of Independence.
This visioning effort is intended to develop a broader discussion of how the study area in Independence can better realize its important potential for placemaking, heritage tourism, transit, housing, 'city repair', and related economic development.
Since Spring 2007, the academic collaboration between MU Extension and the Drury Center for Community Studies has assisted 28 communities with 30 visioning projects resulting in 5 DREAM Initiative communities and economic activity in the projected range of 20-30 million dollars. For each community this represents a first step along a path toward revitalization, entrepreneurship, economic development and overall sustainability.
Final public presentation of Development Concepts and dialogue concerning the issues & considerations related to the long range vision for Independence, focusing on the linkage and revitalization of the center city area between the historic assets.
Open to the entire community.