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Trek to Prairie Festival for sustainable agriculture weekend

If you want to learn about agricultural innovations and taste the world’s first perennial grain, head to Salina, KS for the annual three-day Prairie Festival at The Land Institute.

Since 1979, the festival has drawn thousands from around the world who are interested in the sustainable agriculture research being done at The Land Institute. The New […]

View the total solar eclipse at Missouri state parks 

Are you still searching for the perfect location to view the total solar eclipse?

Get a prime viewing spot at one of 54 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas that are in the direct path of this historic event on Monday, August 21 when the moon completely passes in front of the sun.

The last total […]

August 15th, 2017|Education, Event, Nature|0 Comments

Volunteer to glean fields for the hungry

Do you want to help local farmers feed the hungry? As area farms and orchards finish harvesting each crop, there is always leftover, not-quite-perfect, produce still in the field. That’s where After the Harvest (ATH) volunteers make a difference.

Volunteers are needed to help with gleaning the fields, especially in the fall when orchards are also […]

Get free tickets to An Inconvenient Sequel

Indivisible KC is hosting a free screening of the new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power on Wednesday, August 9, as one of 14 free screenings being held in cities nationwide.

The sequel to An Inconvenient Truth follows a decade of former Vice President Al Gore’s efforts to educate individuals on climate change and to […]

Learn about nature at Missouri State Fair

Get a close-up view of raptors, tips on bear sightings and a cooking wild game demonstration at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) exhibit at the Missouri State Fair.

The MDC Conservation building will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, August 10 to Sunday, August 20 in Sedalia, MO.

Exhibits will include live fish, […]