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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 […]

Start your garden now with “winter sowing”

Even in the bitter cold months of winter, you can start planting your spring garden outside using these ideas for homemade, mini greenhouses made from recycled containers.

Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds early in tiny greenhouses made from empty milk jugs. The process is inexpensive, uses recycled materials, requires no electricity, produces healthier […]

Promote your eco-events in Greenability

Greenability offers a free, online calendar listing to promote events that are environmentally sustainable, resilient and restorative.

Calendar listings can be related to organic food, energy-efficiency, recycling, renewable energy, zero-waste, native plant gardening, nature, resilient living and many other environmental topics. To be considered for a listing, in-person events should be held within a 100-mile radius […]

Preview 12 urban hiking trails in KC

If you’re looking for a great winter hike, but want to preview the terrain first, check out these 12 videos of urban hiking trails in Kansas City.

Click on the links to see videos of each location. Then bundle up, and explore these 12 Kansas City, MO Parks trails.

Anita Gorman Park Trail, NE 46th Terrace […]