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Plug in to National Drive Electric Week

During Drive Electric Week, you can check out virtual national webinars to learn more about what it’s like to drive an electric vehicle (EV) from the people who own them.

This year’s events from September 26 – October 4 will look much different as COVID-19 precautions are put into place. To find an event in the […]

Score free native plants at Monarch Mania

Discover how you can attract monarch butterflies to your landscape, and get free native plants at a drive-thru event at Monarch Mania.

Plants will be distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., or until they are gone, on Saturday, September 12 at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 […]

Meet landscape experts at virtual Plan it Native 

Get expert advice on landscaping with native plants, attracting pollinators to your garden and planting prairies at this year’s virtual Plan It Native conference on September 16 – 18.

Deep Roots KC and its partners will host this second annual event featuring keynote speakers:

Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer and MacArthur Fellow and […]

Learn how to plant & care for trees

Tap into the world of trees and learn from arborists and urban foresters about their care. The Heartland Tree Alliance Treekeepers will host a series of virtual classes beginning Thursday, September 10.

The goal of TreeKeepers is to provide a corps of trained volunteers as a resource for local municipalities, school districts and neighborhood associations to […]

Teens fight food deserts as Urban Chicken Whisperers

When 15-year-olds Tabitha Burt and Elise Collins discovered that they were living in a “food desert,” they wondered if their experience raising chickens could help others in Wyandotte County, KS.

Nearly a year later, the self-proclaimed Urban Chicken Whisperers have created public displays, educational videos and chicken coops made from recycled and repurposed materials. They’ve presented their Fight […]