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Start your garden now with “winter sowing”

Even in the bitter cold months of winter, you can start planting your spring garden outside using these ideas for homemade, mini greenhouses made from recycled containers.

Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds early in tiny greenhouses made from empty milk jugs. The process is inexpensive, uses recycled materials, requires no electricity, produces healthier […]

Promote your eco-events in Greenability

Greenability offers a free, online calendar listing to promote events that are environmentally sustainable, resilient and restorative.

Calendar listings can be related to organic food, energy-efficiency, recycling, renewable energy, zero-waste, native plant gardening, nature, resilient living and many other environmental topics. To be considered for a listing, in-person events should be held within a 100-mile radius […]

View migrating bald eagles in Missouri

Head out to state parks, lakes and wildlife refuge areas to see thousands of migrating bald eagles in Missouri this winter, or catch a virtual show next week.

The Loess Bluffs Eagle Days will a host a virtual show from 6 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 30 and 6 -7 p.m. on Friday, December 3. […]

November 22nd, 2021|Animals, Birds, Event, Nature, Resilience, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

Find an electronic recycling event near you

If you have electronics that are no longer in use, give them a second life or recycle them responsibly at upcoming electronic recycling events in the Kansas City metro area and at nationwide locations.

Most recycling events will take computers, laptops, keyboards, speakers, routers, modems, webcams, network hubs, cell phones, charging cables, phone systems, shredders, fax machines, scanners, […]

Track a pollinator migration at butterfly festival

Follow a butterfly’s annual migration from the Midwest to Mexico at the Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, from July 21 to August 8.

The festival begins in the glass-walled Martha Jane Phillips Starr Butterfly Conservatory, which will have more than a 1,000 butterflies and moths flying among tropical plants that are native […]