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How can KC be more climate resilient?

The city of Kansas City, MO wants to know what you think the city should do about climate change. Attend a virtual or in-person workshop and weigh in on how climate change is affecting you now and your concerns for the future.

Kansas City is hosting climate strategy workshops to explore ideas to help the community […]

Save energy with free smart thermostat

Missouri Evergy customers can receive a free smart thermostat when they sign up for a program to help save on energy bills.

To qualify, residential Evergy customers sign up for the Evergy Thermostat Program to help manage and save energy. Smart thermostats are connected to Wi-Fi to allow customers to manage energy use and adjust their […]

Protect your rain barrels from winter weather

Before the first freeze of the season, follow this simple advice to prevent your rain barrel from turning into a giant ice cube and to keep it low-maintenance year round.

Rain barrels have become increasingly popular in helping to conserve water use in the garden. They usually require very little care, but a few season-ending tasks will […]

Explore Halloween nature trails & fishing

It’s Halloween and the “creepy” critters of nature are calling. Here’s a chance to get the kids outside to explore the Spooky Prairie Clue Trail and go fishing at Fish or Treat.

Wear your Halloween costume to Fish or Treat for a morning of fishing and fish-themed games. Prizes will be given for the biggest catch […]

Enjoy best places for peak fall foliage & wildlife

Escape to the best locations in nature to see peak fall foliage, restored elk herds and tallgrass prairies on driving and hiking adventures throughout the Midwest and beyond.

In Missouri, find the best locations for catching the brilliant colors of fall maples, oaks, hickory and ash trees in the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Fall Colors: Latest […]