Make your own biochar as a garden soil amendment

Learn how to convert garden waste into a soil enhancer with the 2,000-year-old practice of making biochar at this free workshop with the Great Plains Biochar Institute on Thursday, March 29.

Biochar is produced by thermal decomposition of organic material such as wood, manure or leaves. According to the International Biochar Initiative, biochar is a soil enhancer […]

Get low-cost native trees in Missouri

Missouri residents can order low-cost native tree and shrub seedlings from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) through April 15. Each year, MDC grows 3-million tree seedlings to sell to residents for as little as $0.16 each.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery offers one-year-old, bare-root seedlings with sizes varying by species. Tree and shrub seedling […]

Turn off your lights for Earth Hour

Join millions of people around the world who will be turning off their lights for Earth Hour, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) action of solidarity in the fight against climate change.

Now in its 12th year, WWF organizers ask participants to turn off all of their lights from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time on […]

See how you can join a Community Solar Farm

Customers of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) can learn how to participate in a new BPU Community Solar Farm Program at two free seminars on Monday, March 19.

The seminar will be held at West Wyandotte Public Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, KS for residents who own or rent a home […]

Learn about environmental journalism

InsideClimate News is launching a new Institute for Environmental Journalism and will offer a summer program for high school students and recent graduates.

Students will work with award-winning journalists who research and write about climate change, environmental justice and clean energy. InsideClimate News is a Pulitzer Prize award winning publication.

The three-week intensive program is scheduled for July […]