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Hop on your bike for KC Bike Month

Get ready to ride during KC Bike Month in May, and join cyclists as they bike to a brewery, KC Segregation History Tour, school and work.

If you live outside the Kansas City area, you can find cycling events celebrating the 66th annual National Bike Month by searching your location at The League of American Bicyclists.

Cycling […]

Farmers’ Markets are opening now

Farmers’ markets are opening across the country with locally grown vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers, plus locally raised meat, eggs and more. Find a market near you in Kansas City and beyond.

To locate farmers’ markets throughout the United States, go to the USDA Local Food Directory and search by city and state.

In the Kansas City metro area, some […]

Be part of the City Nature Challenge

Join an international challenge to help your city discover and document the most plants and wildlife in an urban area with the City Nature Challenge from April 29 – May 2.

The City Nature Challenge is a family-friendly, global competition among metro areas to see whose residents can spot and identify the most wildlife. Residents can […]

Get a free native tree at Callery Pear Buy-Back 

If you chop down an invasive Callery (Bradford) Pear tree within the next week, you can get a free native tree in the Callery Pear Buy-Back promotion sponsored by native plant advocates.

The Callery Pear, and its’ cultivar Bradford, is a species native to China and Vietnam. It’s known for its’ stinky white flowers that smell like rotten […]

How will you celebrate Earth Day this year?

Do you want to learn more about climate solutions, meet electric vehicle owners, recycle electronics, plant a free tree, upcycle scraps or take the kids on a fun eco-adventure?

We’ve found a variety of events for you and your family to celebrate in-person and some online in Kansas City and worldwide over the next two weeks surrounding […]