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Fight litter with No MOre Trash Contest

Schools can help combat litter in Missouri with the annual No MOre Trash! Contest that encourages students to re-think litter and trash.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American generates about four pounds of trash each day. Some of that trash will end up on streets, roadsides, natural areas and waterways and harms fish, […]

Explore 100 ways to reverse global warming

Learn what international researchers have identified as the 100 most important strategies to reverse climate change at free Drawdown: Solutions to Reverse Global Warming workshops.

The Environmental Action Committee of Village Church and Earthkeepers of Heartland Presbytery are co-sponsoring an event from 9 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, February 9 at Village Church, 6641 Mission, Prairie Village, KS. The Heartland Renewable Energy Society […]

Get outside for the Christmas Bird Count

Start a new holiday tradition this year and help the local Audubon Society count birds at the annual, national Christmas Bird Count.

For 119 years, the Audubon Society has been counting winter birds across the Western Hemisphere. Volunteers with the Burroughs Audubon Society of Greater Kansas City will be counting in December and January. To find […]

Switch to energy-efficient lighting

As we enter the dark days of winter, it’s time to replace incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient lighting and join the LED Challenge.

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) challenges everyone to switch out at least one inefficient bulb for an LED.  If every U.S. household replaced just one old bulb with an LED, the NRDC […]

Take the bus for free on Election Day

Get a free ride to the polls on Election Day, November 6 on RideKC bus routes throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. All RideKC routes will offer free fares all day to make it easier for citizens to vote.

“Exercising the right to vote is so important that we want to make it as easy as possible […]