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Explore the Missouri River on a float adventure

Immerse yourself in the Missouri River Valley and explore historic river towns with Paddle MO on its annual float trip down the Missouri River.

Stream Teams United is hosting this 100-mile float trip down North America’s longest river with options for weekend and week-long river excursions. The week-long excursion will be held September 23 – 27, with […]

Get a free app to find state park activities

If you’re looking for a place to camp, fish, hike or enjoy the water, you can download a free app that will help you find outdoor activities in Missouri state parks.

MO Outdoors will also help you find the best birdwatching and picnic areas and connect you to area regulations, seasonal information and interactive maps that […]

Learn how to turn your lawn into a meadow

Are you looking for an alternative to your water-thirsty, chemical-dependent lawn? Or just trying to avoid fossil fuel intensive mowing?

Learn how to create a regenerative, natural ecosystem at this free Green America webinar with Owen Wormser, author of a new book, Lawns into Meadows: Growing a regenerative landscape.

Wormser will explain how to plant an organic […]

Hear local experts discuss climate issues

Civic leaders throughout the metro area are working on climate issues and have created free videos for the public on topics ranging from energy to food waste.

Tap into these Climate Conversations video interviews with local experts on the Climate Action KC website to learn about these issues:

Access: Julie Sayers from Climate Action KC […]

Track pollinators’ migration at Festival of Butterflies

Experience a butterfly’s annual migration from the Midwest to Mexico at the annual Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, from July 24 to August 9.

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 […]