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Explore hiking & biking trails for Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, head out to a local park for a hiking or biking adventure that will get the whole family outside and keep everyone at a social distance. Here are 11 great ideas in Kansas City and more resources for parks in cities nationwide.

While trying to stay at a safe distance during the COVID-19 […]

Join a virtual Climate Reality Leadership Training

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for its first virtual training program.

Due to COVID-19, the next training will be held virtually over nine days from July 18-26. The program will include a minimum of 14 hours of […]

Take the Pollinator Garden Challenge

You can help save the bees that pollinate our food production systems by joining a national movement to plant more bee-friendly gardens during National Pollinator Week, June 22-28.

By creating, planting and maintaining a garden, and registering it on the Pollinator Garden Challenge map, Americans can contribute to revitalizing the health of bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators […]

Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling project, energy efficiency, repurposing vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods can […]

Find online native plant sales & curbside pickup

It’s time to plant natives, and despite spring sale event cancellations, you can still order your favorite native flowers, shrubs and trees online or by phone for curbside pickup.

To find a native plant nursery or sale anywhere in the U.S., visit the Plant Native Directory or  Choose Natives for options by city, county and state.

Here […]