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Explore the Mighty MO on a free boat ride

Step aboard a Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) boat for a free ride down the Missouri River and a few hours of exploration and wildlife viewing.

The Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center will host three Missouri River boat trips on Wednesday, August 21 at these times:

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Get 12 ideas for eco-friendly & off-grid vacations

If you’re looking for eco-friendly ways to travel this summer, here are a dozen ideas ranging from simple energy-saving tips to off-grid vacation rentals that will get you out in nature and minimize your environmental impact.

Ecotourism is among the fastest-growing segments of the global tourism trade. While travel uses resources, and can harm the environment, it can also […]

Sign up to test drive EVs and learn about discounts

If you’d like to test drive electric vehicles (EVs) without the sales pressure and learn about EV discounts, the KCP&L Clean Charge Network is offering a unique opportunity on Saturday, June 22 in Kansas City.

Individuals can sign up for a one-hour test drive of the Chevy Bolt and Nissan Leaf  from 9 a.m. to 1 […]

Commuter organizes 23-year vanpool

When Garth Burns retires from the Associated Press next month, he also leaves a 23-year legacy of coordinating one of the longest-running vanpools from Lawrence, KS to Kansas City, MO.

Burns recently talked to RideshareKC about his experience as a champion for this little-known, but powerful, green commute option.

Like most commuters in the region, Burns used […]

Cyclist saves money, gets healthy & cuts carbon emissions

After an accident seven years ago left Steven Garcia with a totaled car, he decided to buy a bike and a bus pass instead of a new vehicle. What started out as a bad situation when he was 25 years old, turned into a lifestyle change that is helping him get exercise, save money, avoid […]