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Is climate change fueling allergies & poison ivy?

Are you sneezing more this spring season? Do the kids already have a poison ivy rash? Scientists are seeing signs of more allergy-causing pollen and faster spreading poison ivy as the climate continues to change.

Pollen may be an unfortunate contributor to poor health in the first place, but there are signs that warming weather is making it […]

Get up to $500 on fast home EV charging

If you own, lease or plan to get an electric vehicle (EV) soon, you could qualify for up to $500 in rebates to install faster EV charging that could also save money on your energy bill.

Evergy customers in Missouri and Kansas can qualify for up to a $500 rebate for upgrading from a standard 110-volt […]

Volunteer to help KC tackle street litter

Volunteer to help pick up litter at three upcoming events in Kansas City parks and on boulevards.

Sign up for Make a Difference Mondays and help the Kansas City Parks Ambassadors pick up litter along the city boulevards and in city parks. Volunteers are needed from 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Mondays, May 23 and May […]

Load up on native plants at sales this weekend

Create a beautiful landscape, rain garden or bioswale with locally grown native wildflowers, grasses and more on sale at two native plant sales this weekend.

Native wildflowers and grasses can be easy to grow and the perennials will return every year. Because they grow naturally in the Midwest landscape, they are acclimated to the climate and […]

Take a day trip & explore 13 farms on free tour

This Mother’s Day weekend, venture out to see a slice of farm life and explore a vineyard, sip local wine, meet a Tibetan yak, see a regenerative farmstead and find home grown treats at the Miami County Farm Tour.

Thirteen farms and the Wildwood Outdoor Education Center will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. – 4 […]