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Learn how to turn your lawn into a meadow

Are you looking for an alternative to your water-thirsty, chemical-dependent lawn? Or just trying to avoid fossil fuel intensive mowing?

Learn how to create a regenerative, natural ecosystem at this free Green America webinar with Owen Wormser, author of a new book, Lawns into Meadows: Growing a regenerative landscape.

Wormser will explain how to plant an organic […]

Hear local experts discuss climate issues

Civic leaders throughout the metro area are working on climate issues and have created free videos for the public on topics ranging from energy to food waste.

Tap into these Climate Conversations video interviews with local experts on the Climate Action KC website to learn about these issues:

Access: Julie Sayers from Climate Action KC […]

Track pollinators’ migration at Festival of Butterflies

Experience a butterfly’s annual migration from the Midwest to Mexico at the annual Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, from July 24 to August 9.

The festival begins in the glass-walled Martha Jane Phillips Starr Butterfly Conservatory, which will have more than a 1,000 butterflies and moths flying among tropical plants that […]

Try these 5 ways to reduce water use

Even in the heat of summer and a pandemic, there are still safe ways to reduce water use and save money. Here are five tips for reducing water use.

Turn it off outside

A lawn and garden can consume up to 70 percent of a household water bill during warm summer months. But there are […]

Recycle razors & help build a playground

When you recycle disposable razors, blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging, TerraCycle will help build a playground from recycled materials for a military medical center.

TerraCycle, a waste management company, partners with consumer product companies, retailers and cities to recycle products and packages — from dirty diapers to cigarette butts — that would otherwise end up […]