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Safely recycle household hazardous waste

It’s time to load up the old paint cans, motor oil, batteries and chemicals for a safe disposal at an upcoming area household hazardous waste event.

The Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District will host 11 mobile events to collect household hazardous waste for residents of 34 participating communities in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and […]

Unlock the secrets to healthy soil

If you want great results in the garden, healthy soil is key. Learn how to enhance soil for a more productive garden at one of these three upcoming soil workshops and events.

Brookside Farmers’ Market: Get Your Garden Growing

Saturday, April 28

Get resources and guidance on creating healthy soil from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April […]

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 […]

Get 2 free native plants at Healthy Yards Expo

Find “greener” ideas for your lawn and garden at the Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo, and receive two free native plants, a tree seedling and chances to win a compost bin or rain barrel.

The free expo will be held Saturday, April 7 and will feature businesses and non-profit organizations that can help Johnson County and surrounding […]

Watch peregrine falcon chicks hatch

Get a live view of two peregrine falcon nests with eggs getting ready to hatch. The Missouri Department of Conservation is live streaming nests that were set up to help this endangered bird.

The falcons that are viewable online began tending eggs in recent days at the American Century Investments building and at the Iatan Power Plant, […]

April 3rd, 2018|Animals, Birds, Conservation, Education, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments