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Green events

Upcoming events in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Wild Edibles Hike

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO, United States

Join the Missouri Department of Conservation for a Wild Edibles Hike near the Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area on the Little Blue Trace Trail. Participants will learn to forage for early summer wild edible plants. Bring your cameras, smart phones, ID books, and water bottle. Gather at the 24 Highway shelter house. There are no […]

Climate Friendly Yard Makeover Tour

See all 3 Climate Friendly Yard Makeover sites in one day and learn climate friendly strategies you can implement in your yard. Stop 1: 9:00 - 10:00 am ~ 245 SE Topaz, Lee's Summit, MO Stop 2: 10:30 - 11:30 am ~ 8001 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO Stop 3: 1:00 - 2:00 pm ~ […]

Dog Days at Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, MO, United States

On the third Sunday of the month (May – September), Powell Gardens welcomes dogs! You and your furry friend are invited to spend the day strolling and sniffing the gardens. As Kansas City’s botanical garden, Powell Gardens celebrates the Midwest spirit of place with display gardens, a three-mile nature trail, rotating exhibitions, architecture, and more. […]

Food Preservation 101

Johnson County Extension Office 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 1500, Olathe, KS, United States

Learn to preserve your own food this summer with Food Preservation 101. Whether you are canning goods from your home garden or local farmers market, preserving can stretch the fruits of summer labor far into winter, for a fresh homegrown taste all year round. Preserving some of your own produce is not only a fun […]


Wonders of Discovery

Pollinator Prairie 320 S. Blake Street, Olathe, KS

Wonders of Discovery is a free event for all ages hosted annually by the Johnson County Extension Master Naturalists. Visitors will be greeted with beautiful gardens of blooming native plants filled with busy pollinators. There will be many exhibits on Kansas native plants, pollinators, and wildlife. Games and activities are planned for children, so this […]

Stems: A Garden Soirée

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS, United States

The garden party of the summer and premier networking event is back! Join the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park for an epic all-inclusive evening of fun, food, wine, live music and entertainment, fireworks, set in the gorgeous garden scenery of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Proceeds from Stems: A Garden Soirée […]

$175 – $275

Climate Café Gathering – virtual

Climate Café Gatherings are community-based supportive gatherings to nurture and enhance the emotional well-being of those who are experiencing the negative emotional impacts of climate change, severe weather events, drought, wildfires, environmental destruction, and more. Each session will include facilitators from The Resilient Activist as well as a Climate-Aware Therapist to guide the conversations in ways that […]