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Plug-in to National Drive Electric Week

Tap into the plug-in experiences of electric vehicle (EV) owners and check out their cars at more than 300 locations in coast-to-coast events during National Drive Electric Week from September 14-22.

To find an event in the U.S. and Canada, search Drive Electric Week using your city or zip code to locate the closest event. Most events are […]

Find native plants at upcoming fall sales

Native perennials are hardy, drought tolerant and come back year after year in the garden. Find a wide variety of flowers and grasses for sale at these four plant events.

 

POSTPONED: Grassland Heritage Foundation Native Plant Sale

Thursday, September 12: 4 – 6 p.m.; RESCHEDULED for Sept. 26

Cottin’s Hardware & Rental, 1832 Massachusetts St., Lawrence KS

 

Platte Land Trust […]

Recycle almost everything at Recycling Extravaganza

You can recycle your old computers, shoes, garden tools, beds, furniture, clothes, light bulbs, bikes, dog kennels, building materials, wheelchairs, toys and more at the Overland Park Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, September 7.

The recycling collection is open to everyone, including non-residents, and will accept many items that are more difficult to recycle. It will be […]

Attend Climate Action Summit for free

Sign up to attend free Climate Action Summit sessions with Paul Hawken, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and Mayor Quinton Lucas at this sold-out event.

Hawken, an internationally known environmentalist and author of Drawdown, a plan to reverse global warming, will headline a full-day Metro KC Climate Action Summit on Saturday, September 14. More than 500 people have […]

Borrow garden tools from local library

Get your fall garden landscaping started by “checking out” garden tools like shovels, lawn mowers, pruners, post-hole diggers, spreaders, rakes, axes and wheelbarrows from a free Tool Lending Library.

The Olathe Public Library is piloting the new Tool Lending Library at its downtown location, 201 E. Park St. Just like books and movies, borrowers can borrow […]