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Explore 100 ways to reverse global warming

Learn what international researchers have identified as the 100 most important strategies to reverse climate change at free Drawdown: Solutions to Reverse Global Warming workshops.

The Environmental Action Committee of Village Church and Earthkeepers of Heartland Presbytery are co-sponsoring an event from 9 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, February 9 at Village Church, 6641 Mission, Prairie Village, KS. The Heartland Renewable Energy Society […]

Train to be a volunteer Master Naturalist

Apply to be a Master Naturalist and learn how to protect and preserve natural resources by training with the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension.

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 […]

Get reimbursed for rain gardens, barrels & more

If you own property in Johnson County, you can receive up to a 50-percent refund for all Contain the Rain projects you install in your landscape to help improve water quality.

Sustainable landscape projects that qualify for the refund include:

Rain barrels
Rain gardens
Native plants

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County […]

Tour KU Native Medicinal Plant Garden

Discover medicinal plants on a guided tour of the KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden to see the new native plantings, demonstration gardens and the KU Student Farm.

The free tour will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 6 at 1865 E. 1600 Road, Lawrence, KS.

Kelly Kindscher, Kansas Biological Survey scientist and KU Environmental Studies […]

Tour passive solar, net-zero home & farm – New date: 10/14

Visit Urbavore Farm and tour the passive solar, net-zero home and farmstead built by two urban, organic farmer homesteaders who live a diverse, sustainable lifestyle with their two young boys on 13.5 acres in Kansas City, MO.

Farmers Brooke Salvaggio and Dan Heryer invite the public to see what a truly sustainable lifestyle looks like at their Hogs […]