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Sign kids up for free, virtual Zoosdays

The Kansas City Zoo is going virtual with its’ popular Zoosdays mobile zoo. During the COVID-19 pandemic, students, teachers and parents can sign up for free to learn more about conservation, protecting wildlife and the ecosystem. In February, the Zoosdays will offer these programs:

February 9: Endangered Species

Many species around the planet are not surviving. Explore […]

January 24th, 2021|Animals, Children, Event, Wildlife|0 Comments

Which superheroes are eco-friendly?

Superhero fans often argue about who is the strongest and even the best looking, but who are the best at teaching kids about protecting the environment?

SaveOnEnergy, a UK energy company, created a ranking system based on several eco-factors for 30 of the top superheroes. With the highest score of 127 out of 210, Spider-Man ranked at […]

Where can you recycle pumpkins?

If your Halloween pumpkins are rotting on the front porch, here are some options to give them a second life and keep food waste out of the landfill.

Compost it at home

If you’ve got a compost bin or pile, cut up your pumpkins and throw them in. If you clean and dry the seeds, you can […]

A community remembers an environmental leader

Dennis Murphey, retired chief environmental officer for Kansas City, MO, led the city’s effort to fight climate change for 13 years, putting Kansas City on the map for its 40-percent reduction in municipal greenhouse gas emissions. He died of COVID-19 on October 27.

Murphey joined the city in 2006 and retired in June 2019. During his tenure, […]

Try a new Carbon Footprint Eating challenge

Could you skip eating meat for a month? Organizers of the new Carbon Footprint Eating challenge are hoping that a Meatless Month for Mother Earth will offer so many personal health and global climate benefits that it becomes a new lifestyle for many.

They understand that some people will want more flexibility – like eating turkey […]