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Walk, run or ride a trail during Walktober

Discover some of autumn’s most colorful, fall landscapes and get some exercise on a different trail every Sunday in October as part of a community Walktober event.

Kansas City Parks & Recreation has teamed up with BikeWalkKC and Jackson County Parks and Recreation to encourage walking, running and bicycling trails this October, while honoring COVID-19 precautions […]

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 […]

Pick a date to help pick some produce

If you would like to help glean farm fields to provide fresh, nutritious vegetables and fruits to area food pantries for hungry families, you can volunteer at area farms during September.

Since the pandemic, more than 433,470 people have become food insecure in the Kansas City area. From April through July, volunteers with the non-profit organization, […]

Where can you recycle unusual items?

Many hard-to-recycle items like electronics, books and scrap metal can be recycled at three Kansas City locations.

Bridging The Gap operates the Kansas City, MO recycling centers from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays at:

Deramus – 4707 Deramus Ave.
South – 5200 E. Red Bridge Road.
North – Pleasant Valley Park, 5601 NE […]

Learn how to collect native plant seeds

The KC WildLands Seed Team is looking for volunteers to learn how to collect native plant seeds in some of the area’s best native landscapes.

In an effort to reduce large gatherings, KC WildLands will provide individuals with step-by-step guides and information on how, where and when to collect seeds to support the biodiversity of our […]