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Upcoming events in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Composting: Breaking Down the Basics

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

Composting is the process of transforming organic scraps into nutrient rich garden fertilizer and it can start in your own kitchen. Join the Missouri Department of Conservation to learn about composting basics. The class will discuss the science of decomposition, common household methods and provide tips for getting started as well as preventing unwanted wildlife […]

13th Annual Prairie BioBlitz

Join biologists, volunteer naturalists, and other prairie enthusiasts at Missouri Prairie Foundation’s 302-acre Shelton L. Cook Memorial Meadow in Golden City, MO to celebrate National Prairie Day (June 1), founded by the Missouri Prairie Foundation, and help biologists inventory plants, birds, butterflies, native bees, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and more. The weekend will also feature a […]

Emily Dickinson Garden Dedication – Overland Park Arboretum

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

Celebrate the newest garden addition to the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens — the Emily Dickinson Garden. Guests are invited to gather in the new garden space to enjoy a short speaking program, poetry reading, ribbon cutting, and acorn planting ceremony, followed by a light social on the Waterside Terrace. Admission to attend the […]