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Save 50% on native plants & rain barrels

Plant a rain garden, install a rain barrel or add native plants to your landscape, and you can receive up to a 50-percent rebate 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 […]

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend, invite your family and friends to a fun celebration that also reduces your impact on the environment. Here are four ideas to get you started.

Traditionally, Independence Day is full of fireworks, barbecue and outdoor activities that Americans look forward to every year. However, lighting the skies of your neighborhood with […]

Take precautions on ozone alert days

Today, Kansas City will experience its first ozone alert day of the season. Here’s what you need to know to protect your health and help reduce pollution.

When ozone pollution is high, the air is unhealthy. Ozone pollution is formed when emissions from vehicles, lawn and garden equipment and other sources react in heat and sunlight. […]

Go biking & hiking for Father’s Day fun

For many, the COVID-19 pandemic sparked a new or renewed interest in outdoor activities. This Father’s Day, you can keep the fun going with these family hike or biking adventures in Kansas City or one of hundreds of parks nationwide.

In the Kansas City metro area, here are 11 trails that range from four to 25 miles along […]

Train to be a Climate Reality Leader

Would you like to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for a free virtual training program.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 trainings will be held virtually in two sessions. The Latin America Training will be held July 10 – 18 in […]