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Get native tree seedlings for spring gardens

Just in time for spring planting, the Missouri Department of Conservation is offering native tree seedlings to residents for as little as 22 cents each. Here’s how you can tap this resource or find a program in your state.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery grows three-million tree seedlings each year and sells one-year-old, bare-root seedlings with sizes […]

Learn about environmental journalism

High school students and recent graduates can learn about reporting on climate change at the Institute for Environmental Journalism this summer.

Students will work with award-winning journalists who research and write about climate change, environmental justice and clean energy. The institute is sponsored by InsideClimate News, a Pulitzer Prize award winning publication.

These two intensive programs are […]

Which 10 states rank highest for green buildings?

Each year, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) ranks the top 10 states that achieve the highest level of certified green buildings.

In 2018, the top state was Illinois for its 172 new projects that were certified for USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

The Top 10 states for LEED are home to 128 million Americans and […]

Train to be a Climate Reality Project leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? Apply now for the next Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps training scheduled for March 14 – 16 in Atlanta, GA.

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

Register kids for spring break zoo camp

Help the kids learn about the animal world at spring break camp days at the K.C. Zoo. These three-day 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 with the options  of March 11-13 and […]