Celebrate Earth Day at Lawrence parade & festival

Enjoy a day of fun activities and learn about sustainability, waste reduction, composting, electric vehicles, energy conservation and more at the 18th Annual Lawrence Earth Day Parade & Celebration on Saturday, April 21.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. at 8th and Massachusetts streets and will process along Massachusetts to South Park. The celebration will open from […]

Meet local farmers at Eat Local & Organic Expo

Snatch up early seedlings, fresh greens, free-range meat and eggs, and connect with local farmers at the Kansas City Food Circle’s Eat Local & Organic Expo on Saturday, March 31.

Farmers will be offering seasonal community supported agriculture (CSA) memberships that provide weekly shares of their harvests. There will also be pop-up 15-minute workshops on How […]

Register girls for Discover Nature Camp

Girls ages 11-15 can practice outdoor skills such as fishing and water safety at a free, three-day, two-night Discover Nature Girls Camp in June.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host the camp from June 26-28 at Heit’s Point Lutheran Camp near Lincoln in Benton County.

The overall goal is to give girls the confidence to […]

Register kids for spring break zoo camp

Let the kids learn all about animal communication at the You Talkin’ to Me? spring break camp days at the K.C. Zoo. These three-day camps cover all the different ways that animals communicate – from sound, body language and smells.

The camps are designed for children between the ages of 5 and 12 with options between […]

March 5th, 2018|Animals, Children, Education, Event, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

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.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American generates about four pounds of trash each day. Some of that trash will end up on streets, […]