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Take a Halloween walk on the wild side

Hike through a bat cave, explore a bone yard in the woodlands or track the treats at these nature-inspired, family-friendly Halloween events this weekend.

HOWLoween: October 18

 Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature’s creatures at HOWLoween in the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center’s outdoor garden from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, October 18.

This free Missouri Department […]

Volunteer to plant trees in Kansas City

Help the Heartland Tree Alliance plant more trees in the Kansas City metro area by becoming a volunteer this fall.

Volunteers are needed to help plant trees in these neighborhoods:

9 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, October 19, Somerbrook Neighborhood, Kansas, MO

8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 23, Delaware Ridge Neighborhood, Kansas City, KS

9 […]

Reserve native tree seedlings now for spring

Start planning now for spring planting by ordering native tree seedlings for as little as 22 cents each from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Here’s how you can tap this resource or find a program in your state.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery grows three-million tree seedlings each year and sells one-year-old, bare-root seedlings […]

Cut energy costs by 20% with free trees

For a limited time, targeted Kansas City, MO residents can qualify for up to two free trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership designed to help residents reduce summertime cooling bills.

Bridging the Gap (BTG), KCPL (Evergy), the U.S. Forest Service, and Arbor Day Foundation will be giving away trees from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, September 28 […]

Students plan Global Climate Strike

Students around the world will be demanding environmental action on climate change at Global Climate Strikes on Friday, September 20.

Young people are planning the strikes and asking students and adults to join them on September 20 in advance of the UN Emergency Climate Summit that begins September 27. To find a rally near you, go to […]