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Upcoming events in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Woodpecker Feeders Class

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO, United States

There are a few basic things urban and rural landowners can do to provide places for woodpeckers to feed and nest. Join a Discovery Center naturalist to learn how to landscape your yard with native trees, shrubs and vines - especially nut and fruit-bearing species. Then build a woodpecker feeder to take home and appropriately […]

22nd Annual Eagle Days

Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library 4051 West Dr., Kansas City, KS, United States

The 22nd Annual Eagle Days is a free, family-friendly event at Wyandotte County Lake and the Mrs. & Mrs. FL Schlagle Library featuring live birds of prey, including a bald eagle, crafts for kids, birdwatching on the lake, binocular checkout, activity stations on the trail, and more. Operation Wildlife will be offering three 15-minute talks […]

Winter Prairie Walk at Jerry Smith Park

Jerry Smith Prairie Park 139th & Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO, United States

The Resilient Activist is hosting a free winter prairie walk at the Jerry Smith Prairie Park. Trail Length: 1.4 miles Estimated Walk Time: 60-90 minutes  Ages 12+ Highlights for the walk: The trail loops through 360 acres of native Missouri tallgrass prairie. The winter prairie can be both bleak and beautiful. It’s subject to biting wind […]

Name that Critter! – Virtual

We may not always see animals, but they sure do leave us signs! Learn to recognize animal tracks, scat, and more in this free virtual program. Hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation, the program is geared towards the young and old alike. A virtual link will be sent to you via email the week […]

Deep Roots Lunch & Learn – Keystone Species – Virtual

Join Deep Roots each first Thursday at 12pm CST to learn best management practices for large landscapes. Working with landowners, natural resource managers, and conservationists across the Midwest, this series tells the story of native habitat stewardship and restoration efforts. On Thursday, February 1st, the series will feature, Keystone Species with Sarah Beier. Join native […]

Kiss & Tail

Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO, United States

At the Kansas City Zoo and Aquarium, celebrate love in the animal kingdom with a night of hilarious skits performed by some of Kansas City’s finest theater actors. Starring Victor Raider-Wexler (Seinfeld, King of Queens), Kiss & Tail promises an unforgettable, adults-only evening of comedy on Saturday, February 10. In addition to learning about some […]

$50

Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Lawrence, KS

Liberty Hall 642 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS, United States

Wild & Scenic Film Festival inspires environmental activism and a love for nature through film. The festival goes on tour each year, and is partnering with Friends of the Kaw in Lawrence, KS. The event will feature 8 short films on March 1 at Liberty Hall. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival was started by the […]

$20

Deep Roots Lunch & Learn – Callery Pears – Virtual

Join Deep Roots each first Thursday at 12pm CST to learn best management practices for large landscapes. Working with landowners, natural resource managers, and conservationists across the Midwest, this series tells the story of native habitat stewardship and restoration efforts. On Thursday, March 7th, the series will feature, Callery Pears with Missouri Department of Conservation. […]

Nature Rx Work and Learn: Invasive Species

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center 1401 N.W. Park Rd., Blue Springs, MO, United States

Enrich your life by nature immersion to reduce stress, improve sleep and many more possible health benefits with Nature Rx events at the Burr Oak Woods Nature Center. On March 9, learn the top woody invasive species in this part of Missouri and practice hands-on basics of how to remove them from your landscape. Nature […]

Deep Roots Lunch & Learn – Cedar Niles Park – Virtual

Join Deep Roots each first Thursday at 12pm CST to learn best management practices for large landscapes. Working with landowners, natural resource managers, and conservationists across the Midwest, this series tells the story of native habitat stewardship and restoration efforts. On Thursday, April 4th, the series will feature the trails at Cedar Niles Park in […]

Eat Local & Organic Expo

johnson county community college 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS, United States

Kick off farmers market season at the Eat Local & Organic Expo! Shop with more than 30 KC Food Circle™ farmers who pledge to meet high standards for growing plants and mushrooms, beekeeping and raising animals. Attendees can talk directly with farmers as they sign up for weekly farm shares, buy transplants for their gardens, […]

Free

Linger Over Breakfast Series: Healing the Universe One Plant at a Time

St. Teresa’s Academy 5600 Main St., Kansas City, MO, United States

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Linger Over Breakfast series will feature, Healing the Universe One Plant at a Time...our next steps, on Saturday, April 20 at St. Teresa’s Academy. Its 2024 series theme is, Care for our Common Home. Want to enjoy beautiful butterflies, delicious vegetables, fabulous flowers all in your backyard, and […]

$20