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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 […]

Apply to become an EPA Green Intern

Recent college graduates can get environmental work experience in a new EPA Green Intern Program.

Beginning September 30, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is establishing the Green Interns Program to train candidates for full-time EPA positions nationwide. Throughout the program, interns will receive mentoring, formal interactive training and an Individual development plan. After completing the program, […]

Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling projects, energy efficiency, repurposing vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods can […]

Get native plants at these local sales

Native perennials are hardy, drought tolerant and come back year after year in the garden. Find a wide variety of flowers and grasses for sale at these four plant events.

Burroughs Audubon Native Plant Sale

Thursday, May 4: 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Backyard Bird Center, 6212 NW Barry Rd, Kansas City MO

Missouri Prairie Foundation Native Plant Sale

Saturday, […]

Look what’s happening for Earth Day!

This Earth Day, celebrate 49 years of eco-advocacy by volunteering to plant trees, recycle glass, learn about climate change or enjoy an Earth Day happy hour.

Each year more than one-billion people in 192 countries celebrate Earth Day on April 22 as a commitment to protect ecosystems, fight climate change and live greener lifestyles every day, according […]