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Train to be a volunteer Master Naturalist

Learn how to restore natural habitats, be a steward to bluebirds, protect pollinators and more at a Master Naturalist Training Program.

The Master Naturalist program focuses on education, outreach and service to manage local natural areas and resources. It includes land stewardship to eradicate invasive species and restore natural habitats; bluebird stewardship which includes monitoring local […]

What’s the most eco-friendly Christmas tree?

It’s time to choose the perfect Christmas tree, but which one has the smallest environmental impact — cutting down a real tree or reusing an artificial one? Or is there a zero-waste option?

Most experts say a real Christmas tree is more eco-friendly than artificial, but both come with environmental impacts.

Choose zero-waste

For a truly zero-waste option, you […]

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

Volunteer to plant trees on city streets

Join a group of volunteers this fall to plant street trees in neighborhoods throughout the Kansas City, MO area.

Heartland Tree Alliance will be planting free trees along the right-of-way of city streets. To volunteer, register at the links connected to each date below. No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment will be provided, but […]

Where can you compost your pumpkins?

If your Halloween pumpkins are rotting on the front porch, here are some options to give them a second life and keep food waste out of the landfill.

Compost it at home

If you’ve got a compost bin or pile, cut up your pumpkins and throw them in. If you clean and dry the seeds, you can […]