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View migrating bald eagles in Missouri

Thousands of migrating bald eagles can be seen during winter months at state parks, lakes and wildlife refuge areas in Missouri.

Find the best viewing from late December through February at these locations:

Lake of the Ozarks at Bagnell Dam Access, east of Bagnell Dam
Eagle Bluffs Conservation Areaon Route K, southwest of Columbia
Lock & Dam 24 […]

Give your opinion on Climate Action Plan

Metro Kansas City area residents are invited to share feedback on a proposed regional blueprint for climate action that drastically reduces greenhouse gas emissions and supports resiliency from climate-related threats.

Over the past few months, the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and Climate Action KC have worked to bring together diverse community perspectives and technical expertise to develop a set of […]

Mulch, compost & recycle your yard waste

Are you looking at a growing pile of fallen leaves? Here’s how you can take advantage of this season’s gardener’s “gold” and get free nutrients for next year’s lawn and garden.

Growing piles of leaves are “gold” for gardeners who take advantage of the free nutrients that can be mulched or composted to replenish lawns and gardens.

Replenish […]

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, […]

Take a farm tour & more at Let’s Grow!

Join farmers, artists, chefs and musicians at a three-day Let’s Grow! conference of virtual and on-farm events at the KC Farm School at Gibbs Road this weekend.

The schedule includes:

Friday, November 6: An on-farm event will feature live music from KC Bear Fighters, a raku demonstration from KC Clay Guild and local treats from Vietnamese […]