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Explore the Missouri River on a float adventure

Immerse yourself in the Missouri River Valley and explore historic river towns with Paddle MO on its annual float trip down the Missouri River.

Stream Teams United is hosting this 100-mile float trip down North America’s longest river with options for weekend and week-long river excursions. The week-long excursion will be held September 23 – 27, with […]

Make a solar oven and cook s’mores

Discover the power of the sun when you make this simple, solar oven and cook s’mores at this free, virtual Family Fun Night.

The Kansas City Plaza Library will host an online demonstration from 6:30 – 7 p.m. on Friday, August 14. It’s geared for ages 7 to 12, but adults and families are encouraged to […]

Start the school year with 12 eco-friendly ideas

Whether the kids are learning in a school building or at home, here are ideas you can use for greener supplies, computers, clothes, lunches and even face masks as communities continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

This school year, you may be looking for washable face masks for kids headed to the classroom. If you […]

Where can you recycle unusual items?

Many hard-to-recycle items like electronics, books and scrap metal can be recycled at three Kansas City locations.

Bridging The Gap operates the Kansas City, MO recycling centers from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays at:

Deramus – 4707 Deramus Ave.
South – 5200 E. Red Bridge Road.
North – Pleasant Valley Park, 5601 NE […]

Get a free app to find state park activities

If you’re looking for a place to camp, fish, hike or enjoy the water, you can download a free app that will help you find outdoor activities in Missouri state parks.

MO Outdoors will also help you find the best birdwatching and picnic areas and connect you to area regulations, seasonal information and interactive maps that […]