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Join in the Great Backyard Bird Count

Amateur and expert bird watchers of all ages can help track birds as part of the annual nationwide Great Backyard Bird Count, February 14 -17.

To find bird count events across the country, go to Great Backyard Bird Count for a location near you. Volunteers from around the world count the birds they see for at least […]

Bus, bike or walk to the Super Bowl parade

In true Kansas City spirit, Chiefs fans will trek through forecasted snow and freezing temperatures today to see KC’s first Super Bowl parade in 50 years.

Here’s how you can get there car-free (or almost) and avoid driving, waiting, parking, more waiting and burning countless gallons of gas and CO2.

Plot your route and start early […]

Discover the secrets of growing fruit

Learn all about fruit trees, how to care for them and how they provide food security to local communities at this OrchardKeeper workshop.

Bridging the Gap’s Heartland Tree Alliance and The Giving Grove are partnering on this two-day class that delves into food security, food deserts, tree care and biology, soil and basic fruit biology, site […]

Start planning your native plant garden now

Winter is a great time to start learning how to select the right native plants for the right place in your landscape to attract pollinators and give your garden beds a boost this summer.

Deep Roots KC is hosting Introduction to Native Plants: Missouri Natives from the Ground Up from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4 at […]

Try 6 ways to improve indoor air quality

When winter’s bitter chill forces you indoors more than usual, the risk of exposure to air pollutants can be significantly higher than when we are outside.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 72 percent of chemical exposures in the average individual comes from inside the home. So, when you are spending more time indoors, it is […]