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Save 50% on native plants, rain barrels & more

Plant a rain garden, install a rain barrel or add native plants to your landscape, and you can receive up to a 50-percent refund through a Contain the Rain program in Johnson County, KS.

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County Stormwater Management Program offers the refunds to homeowners and businesses […]

Learn how to preserve summer’s bounty

Have you always wanted to try canning your summer veggies, but needed to know how to begin? Here are two online and virtual options to get you started.

The University of Missouri Extension is offering a free virtual Q&A on food preservation from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on July 16, August 20, September 17 and October […]

KC printer is first to achieve top zero waste level

How does a company that uses tons of paper, gallons of ink and truckloads of packaging become the first printer in the U.S. to achieve the highest zero waste certification?

Posty Cards and PrintForest used many strategies to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council’s TRUE® Platinum Zero Waste certification and become the first printing facility in […]

Learn how to collect native plant seeds

The KC WildLands Seed Team is looking for volunteers to learn how to collect native plant seeds in some of the area’s best native landscapes.

In an effort to reduce large gatherings, KC WildLands will provide individuals with step-by-step guides and information on how, where and when to collect seeds to support the biodiversity of our […]

Help glean farm produce to feed hungry

After the Harvest needs volunteers to help glean fresh food from local farms to be donated to agencies that feed the hungry.

Gleaners are needed at area farms on July 7, 9, 16, 17, 21, 23 and 30 and throughout the harvesting season, which usually ends in November. After the Harvest is also looking for volunteers […]