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Replace your lawn with an edible garden

Learn how to transform your lawn into an edible landscape of vegetables, herbs and fruit trees at a Food Not Lawns class.

Instructor Steve Mann will teach ecologically sound methods of replacing your lawn with permaculture gardens, edible landscaping, and forest gardens in a three-session CommUniversity class from 7 – 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, October 11, […]

Could there be a climate-change crisis in Cowtown?

What can Kansas City expect and how can it become more resilient as the climate continues to change, bringing stronger storms and higher temperatures that can result in a mix of drought and flooding?

The Kansas Natural Resource Council (KRNC) will host three environmental experts to discuss these issues at its 16th annual Community Forum on Kansas […]

Help scientists track monarch migration

Sign up for Monarch Mania or Monarch Magic and learn how to tag butterflies so scientists can track their migration from Kansas City to Mexico and back.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering free sessions for the public to learn about monarchs and also to tag butterflies to help scientists track their migrations.

Monarch butterflies […]

Plug into Electric Drive Week to see new & vintage EVs

Tap into the plug-in experiences of electric vehicle (EV) owners and check out their cars at more than 200 locations during National Electric Drive Week. Plus, see a restored 1917 EV at an Overland Park, KS event.

There are five Electric Drive Week events in the Kansas City metropolitan area and 246 events nationwide during the week of September […]

Refresh your garden at Fall Native Plant Sale

Fall is a great time to plant natives in the garden that will attract butterflies, pollinators and wildlife. For locally grown plants, check out the Grassland Heritage Foundation (GHF) Fall Native Plant Sale on September 14 and 21.

All plants are grown in Kansas and are guaranteed to be free of neonicotinoid insecticides, which can harm bees […]