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Discover 5 ways to save water

Even on the hottest days of summer, there are still ways to save water and cut your water bills. Here are five tips for reducing your water use.

Update water fixtures  Use less water by installing aerators on all household faucets and low-flow showerheads in the bathrooms and save 2,300 to 7,000 gallons of water […]

Stroll the Wornall/Majors House Museums Garden Tour

Traverse through Brookside, Sunset Hills and Central Hyde Park for garden inspiration at seven gardens on the Wornall/Majors House Museums Garden Tour on Saturday, June 2.

The biennial tour will feature native and edible plants, chickens, butterfly and pollinator gardens and a new urban Flower Farm and Design Studio at five private gardens, plus the medicinal […]

Compete in Green Commute Challenge

Join Kansas City’s effort to improve air quality this summer by competing in the Green Commute Challenge to reduce emissions. Ride a bus, streetcar, bike, carpool, or walk/telecommute to work.

This friendly competition helps improve air quality during the time of year that traditionally produces the highest ozone levels. Air quality is most vulnerable during the […]

Celebrate Earth Day at Lawrence parade & festival

Enjoy a day of fun activities and learn about sustainability, waste reduction, composting, electric vehicles, energy conservation and more at the 18th Annual Lawrence Earth Day Parade & Celebration on Saturday, April 21.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. at 8th and Massachusetts streets and will process along Massachusetts to South Park. The celebration will open from […]

Get 2 free native plants at Healthy Yards Expo

Find “greener” ideas for your lawn and garden at the Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo, and receive two free native plants, a tree seedling and chances to win a compost bin or rain barrel.

The free expo will be held Saturday, April 7 and will feature businesses and non-profit organizations that can help Johnson County and surrounding […]