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Discover 10 family friendly Earth Day activities

This Earth Day, celebrate 47 years of eco-advocacy by volunteering to clean up a stream, recycling your big items, planting trees, going to an Earth Day Fest or visiting a sustainable vineyard and winery.

All events listed here are on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22.

Overland Park Recycling Extravaganza 

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Black & Veatch parking lot, 11401 […]

Explore the Pope’s encyclical on ecology

Village Presbyterian Church will host a four-session course on Caring for Our Common Home: Exploring the Wisdom of Pope Francis on his encyclical about climate change and the environment.

The classes will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29 at Village Church, 6641 Mission, Prairie Village, KS.

Father Bob Hagan, S.J. of Guardian […]

Fight litter with No More Trash contest

Schools can help combat litter in Missouri with the annual No MOre Trash! Contest that encourages students to decorate a trash can that inspires others to re-think litter and trash.

The contest is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Transportation. Entries should be decorated with the No MOre Trash! […]

Find truth & transparency in food system

A veteran journalist will report on her research into misleading information about the health and safety of our food supply and address concerns about GMO labeling and glyphosate at a seminar Monday, June 6.

Sustainable Sanctuary Coalition and the Environmental Action Committee of Village Church are co-sponsoring the presentation about the corporate food system. Speaker Carey Gillam […]

May 24th, 2016|Advocacy, Agriculture, Event, Local and Organic Food|0 Comments

Can we find justice in a low-carbon world?

Environmental experts will consider ways to ensure social justice while transitioning to lower carbon usage at a free symposium on Thursday, April 28 at the University of Kansas.

The symposium will bring together academics, professionals, students and the public to explore how local energy transitions can be leveraged to advance social justice. A panel will consider […]

April 26th, 2016|Advocacy, Air Quality, Climate Change, Event|0 Comments