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Try these 5 ways to reduce water use

Even in the heat of summer and a pandemic, there are still safe ways to reduce water use and save money. Here are five tips for reducing water use.

Turn it off outside

A lawn and garden can consume up to 70 percent of a household water bill during warm summer months. But there are […]

Save 50% on native plants, rain barrels & more

Plant a rain garden, install a rain barrel or add native plants to your landscape, and you can receive up to a 50-percent refund through a Contain the Rain program in Johnson County, KS.

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County Stormwater Management Program offers the refunds to homeowners and businesses […]

Join a virtual Climate Reality Leadership Training

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for its first virtual training program.

Due to COVID-19, the next training will be held virtually over nine days from July 18-26. The program will include a minimum of 14 hours of […]

EPA Green Internships can lead to jobs

Are you interested in working for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?

Recent college graduates can get environmental work experience through a one-year EPA Green Interns Program that makes them eligible for full-time EPA positions nationwide. Through the program, interns receive mentoring, formal interactive training and a career development plan. After completing the program, interns are eligible for […]

Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling project, 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 […]