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Cut a red cedar for the holidays

Bundle up the family for a trek through the woods to cut down an invasive, red cedar tree to decorate for the holidays, and help Kansas City WildLands restore a prairie at the Kansas City WildLands Cedar Tree Event on Saturday, December 1.

Kansas City WildLands, in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District, is […]

Shop locally for holiday gifting

As the holiday shopping season kicks into full gear this week, skip the big-box frenzy and share an eco-friendlier day on Local Business Saturday.

Across the country, local retailers will be celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 24. Shoppers can find local stores near them by entering their city or zip code in the American Express Shop […]

November 20th, 2018|Event, Green Tip, Local artisans, Sustainability|0 Comments

Mulch, compost & recycle yard waste

Growing piles of leaves are “gold” for gardeners who take advantage of the free nutrients that can be mulched or composted to replenish lawns and gardens.

Replenish your lawn with grass cycling

One of the easiest ways to reap the benefit of leaves is to leave them on the lawn and mow over them. This can be accomplished […]

View migrating bald eagles in Missouri

Thousands of migrating bald eagles can be seen during winter months at Missouri Department of Conservation Eagle Days events. Find eagle displays, live eagle programs and kid’s crafts at many events.

MOUND CITY: December 1 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and December 2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City. Call […]

November 20th, 2018|Animals, Birds, Conservation, Education, Event, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

Feast on locally grown food this holiday season

Thanksgiving is the official start of holiday celebrations that are full of food and family get-togethers. This holiday season, source local food using these resources in cities across the country.

Bringing at least one locally raised or grown food to the table during the season helps your community thrive by supporting local farmers. Compared to store bought food, local […]