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Design a low-maintenance, native flower garden

If you’re looking for design advice on a low-maintenance, native plant garden, discover the tried-and-true plants that work best in a small landscape from a wildflower garden expert.

Scott Woodbury, manager of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve, will present Lower Maintenance Design and Plant Selection for Native Gardens at this Deep Roots […]

Give kids a spring break with the animals

Introduce the kids to the animal world during Spring Break Camp Days at the Kansas City Zoo.

The Animal Champions, Ocean Predator and Slow it Down camps include hands-on learning, animal encounters with the zoo’s animal ambassadors, zoo tours, arts and crafts and animal shows.

The camps are designed for children between the ages of 5 and 12 […]

February 25th, 2020|Animals, Children, Event, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

Apply to become a Climate Reality Leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps is accepting applications for free training sessions in five cities in 2020.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of advocates trained to talk about the impacts of climate change and what […]

Try tapping a tree for maple syrup

Now’s the time to tap maple trees for sugar syrup, and you can learn how at two free Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) workshops this Saturday, February 22.

MDC’s Burr Oak Woods Nature Center will offer a workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, 1401 N.W. Park Road in Blue Springs, MO. The workshop is free […]

Plant a tree, or a forest, this Valentine’s Day

Are you searching for a more everlasting gift for your Valentine this year? Consider giving a tree, or help plant a forest. Here are 6 easy ways to give this greenest of gifts.

For many, Valentine’s Day is a time for giving bouquets of flowers or roses by the dozen. The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will order […]