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Tell Kansas City how to fight climate change

The city of Kansas City, MO wants to know how climate change is and will impact you and what actions the city should take now to become carbon neutral, equity focused and resilient by 2040.

In 2020, the K.C. City Council passed Resolution 200005 directing the city to update the 2008 Climate Protection Plan to include […]

Check out these native plant sales 

Get your fall garden growing with perennial native plants that are drought and flood tolerant and return every year. Check out these local, native plant sales and more native plant nurseries nationwide.

A variety of native wildflowers, sedges, grasses, trees and shrubs suitable for shade, partial shade, sun, dry or moist conditions are good options for fall planting. […]

Explore pollinator habitats & more at garden tour

Six fall gardens featuring pollinator and wildlife habitat, native plants, butterfly gardens, a lavender field and turtle pond will be in full bloom this weekend at the Miami County Fall Garden Tour.

The tour will be open to the public from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11. It is […]

Kansas City plans for all-electric fleet

The city of Kansas City, MO announced that it is committing to an all-electric fleet for new vehicle purchases as part of its’ pledge to be carbon neutral citywide by 2040.

“This is a big and bold step toward cleaner air, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and decreasing the city’s dependence on fossil fuels,” said Kansas City Manager Brian […]

Need to recycle household hazardous waste?

If you’ve been stockpiling old paint cans, motor oil, batteries or chemicals, load them up for a safe disposal at one of these free, household hazardous waste events.

The Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District will host five mobile events to collect household hazardous waste for residents of 34 participating communities in Cass, Clay, Jackson, […]