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Reserve native tree seedlings now for spring

Start planning now for spring planting by ordering native tree seedlings for as little as 22 cents each from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Here’s how you can tap this resource or find a program in your state.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery grows three-million tree seedlings each year and sells one-year-old, bare-root seedlings […]

Explore the countryside at the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the kids and pick a route to visit 34 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 14th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, […]

Encourage students to walk to school

Schools across the country will help students skip the car or bus ride and walk or bike to school for International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 2.

Events are planned across the country to encourage students, schools and neighborhoods to join the citywide effort. Schools can participate with walking school buses, assemblies and rallies, mileage clubs, […]

Clean energy jobs increase by 4.2% in Missouri

More than 55,000 Missourians now work in clean energy industries, an increase of 1,562 jobs in 2018, according to a new analysis of energy jobs data from Clean Energy Trust (CET) and the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs).

Overall, Missouri now employs 55,869 workers in clean energy, which is 48,174 more workers than fossil […]

Score a big discount on electric vehicles

KCP&L and Westar utility customers and employees can qualify for a $3,500 discount on a new 2019 Nissan Leaf and a $1,000 discount on a 2019 Chevy Bolt for a limited time through a partnership with the KCP&L Clean Charge Network.

These plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) are also eligible for up to a $7,500 federal tax […]