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Refresh your garden at native plant sales

Start your fall garden with perennial native plants that are drought and flood tolerant and return every year. Check out these local, native plant sales and more native plant nurseries nationwide.

A variety of native wildflowers, sedges, grasses, trees and shrubs suitable for shade, partial shade, sun, dry or moist conditions are good options for fall planting. To […]

Download a free, state park activities app

Are you looking for a place to camp, fish, hike or enjoy activities on the water? Download a free app that will give you all the details for locations in Missouri State Parks.

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

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend invite your family and friends to celebrate with these Earth friendly ideas for your outdoor activities.

Traditionally, Independence Day is full of fireworks, barbecue and outdoor activities that Americans look forward to every year. However, lighting the skies of your neighborhood with fireworks and overloading landfills with disposable party ware has […]

Be part of the City Nature Challenge

Join an international challenge to help your city discover and document the most plants and wildlife in an urban area with the City Nature Challenge from April 29 – May 2.

The City Nature Challenge is a family-friendly, global competition among metro areas to see whose residents can spot and identify the most wildlife. Residents can […]

Do something rotten for Mother Earth

Join Cultivate KC, local farmers, composting experts and Eco Elvis at Compost Fest for a day-long extravaganza of composting work, fun and education.

The day begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 19 at the Westport Commons Farm, 300 E. 39th St., Kansas City, MO. Volunteers will work until noon helping Missouri Organic Recycling build a large […]