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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 […]

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 […]

Save 50% on native plants, rain barrels & more

Plant a rain garden, install a rain barrel or add native plants to your landscape, and you can receive up to a 50-percent refund through a Contain the Rain program in Johnson County, KS.

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County Stormwater Management Program offers the refunds to homeowners and businesses […]

Tour the Beanstalk Children’s Garden

Children can taste ripe fruits and vegetables and learn about healthy food, nutrition, insects and plants as the Beanstalk Children’s Garden opens with social distancing measures.

The 14,500-square foot garden contains more than 300 plant varieties that grow in themed gardens to encourage learning. As part of Kansas City Community Gardens, the children’s garden was developed with […]