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Repurpose your natural holiday trees and greenery

Give your natural holiday tree, wreaths and garland a second life by recycling them at one of many locations that will reuse them for landscaping mulch, fish habitat and erosion control.

Most of the services listed below are in or near the Kansas City metropolitan area and can be found on Mid-America Regional Councils’ RecycleSpot.org. To find tree recycling […]

Give kids a night with KC Zoo animals

If you’re still looking for a unique experience to give the kids for the holidays, check out the Kansas City Zoo overnights with the animals.

Throughout the year, there are opportunities for a Red Panda Overnight, Nocturnal Safari, Birthday Bash Overnight, Slumber Down Under with Kangaroos, a Polar Bear PJ Party, Penguin Pole-Looza and Elephant Extravaganza.

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December 17th, 2019|Animals, Children, Education, Event, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

Feast on locally grown food this holiday season

Thanksgiving is the official start of holiday celebrations that are full of good food and family get-togethers. This season, source local food using these resources in cities across the country.

Bringing at least one locally raised or grown food to the table during the season helps your community thrive by supporting local farmers. Compared to store bought food, local […]

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Climate Reality Leaders will be offering practical solutions to climate change at local 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action events around the world.

More than 20,000 volunteers have been trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a team of international scientists. Some of them will […]

Take a Halloween walk on the wild side

Hike through a bat cave, explore a bone yard in the woodlands or track the treats at these nature-inspired, family-friendly Halloween events this weekend.

HOWLoween: October 18

 Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature’s creatures at HOWLoween in the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center’s outdoor garden from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, October 18.

This free Missouri Department […]