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What’s the most eco-friendly Christmas tree?

It’s time to choose the perfect Christmas tree, but which one has the smallest environmental impact — cutting down a real tree or reusing an artificial one? Or is there a zero-waste option?

Most experts say a real Christmas tree is more eco-friendly than artificial, but both come with environmental impacts.

Choose zero-waste

For a truly zero-waste option, you […]

View migrating bald eagles in Missouri

Head out to state parks, lakes and wildlife refuge areas to see thousands of migrating bald eagles in Missouri this winter, or catch a virtual show next week.

The Loess Bluffs Eagle Days will a host a virtual show from 6 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 30 and 6 -7 p.m. on Friday, December 3. […]

November 22nd, 2021|Animals, Birds, Event, Nature, Resilience, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

How can KC be more climate resilient?

The city of Kansas City, MO wants to know what you think the city should do about climate change. Attend a virtual or in-person workshop and weigh in on how climate change is affecting you now and your concerns for the future.

Kansas City is hosting climate strategy workshops to explore ideas to help the community […]

Protect your rain barrels from winter weather

Before the first freeze of the season, follow this simple advice to prevent your rain barrel from turning into a giant ice cube and to keep it low-maintenance year round.

Rain barrels have become increasingly popular in helping to conserve water use in the garden. They usually require very little care, but a few season-ending tasks will […]

Create gardener’s “gold” from falling leaves

Are you looking at a growing pile of fallen leaves? Here’s how to take advantage of this season’s gardener’s “gold,” get free nutrients for next year’s garden, and help slow climate change by sequestering carbon in the soil.

“This leaf season offers an opportunity to take action to slow global warming in our own […]