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How will the eclipse affect solar power?

As the moon passes directly between the earth and the sun creating a total solar eclipse, it is expected that solar energy production will be interrupted for up to three hours in the path of the eclipse.

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reports that the eclipse will reduce solar energy production in a broad swath, […]

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 […]

Discover native pollinators at Festival of Butterflies

Walk among locally raised, native butterflies at the Festival of Butterflies “breezeway,” plus get a close encounter with the blue morpho, golden birding and emerald swallowtail at Powell Gardens.

The “dragonfly den” is a new area featuring native Missouri dragonflies. Guests will be able to touch live caterpillars, learn about the life cycle of monarch butterflies and participate […]

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, […]