Spring Herbs Growing in Your Backyard co-hosted by MEEA and KACEE

Join MEEA and KACEE for a conversation with folk herbalist Farai Harreld. Farai shows us how being aware of what is growing around you puts you in deeper connection with your environment and community. She shares her knowledge about the health benefits of plants that we commonly think of as...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Insects in the Garden

What’s Really Bugging You? Insects in the Garden: Do you ever wonder whether the insects in your garden are helping or harming your plants? Learn about the common insects found in our area so that you can identify garden pests as well as the beneficial insects. We will also discuss how to control...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Cooking with Spring Veggies

Cooking with Spring Veggies: You’ve planted, maintained, and harvested, but how are you going to cook those beautiful spring vegetables from your garden? Join us and learn how to prepare simple, delicious recipes inspired by Spring. Popular Spring veggies include: spinach, kale, green onions,...

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Greater Kansas City City Nature Challenge

This year the Kansas City Zoo is teaming up with the city of Kansas City to participate in an international bio-blitz called The City Nature Challenge. The event occurs the week of April 30th through May 3rd 2021. Use citizen science and the iNaturalist platform to collect data on plants and...

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St. Louis City Nature Challenge

The City Nature Challenge is a fun competition that offers a terrific opportunity to connect with nearby nature. In addition to being fun, a reason to get outside, and a wonderful educational opportunity, the City of St. Louis uses the City Nature Challenge as a way to help build the City’s Urban...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Raised Bed Gardening

Raised Bed Gardening: Discover the many benefits of raised bed gardening. Learn which crops grow best in raised beds and how to plant and grow vegetables in them for maxi-mum efficiency. Discussion will also include building materials and techniques. Register Here

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Earth Day Stewardship Showcase

A celebration of Missouri’s own stewards who are restoring the Earth, sponsored by Missouri Recycling Association. We look forward to sharing stories celebrating stewards from local libraries to schools and leaving you with some Earth-wise actions you can take in the coming days! Learn more...

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Earth Day Stewardship Showcase

A celebration of Missouri’s own stewards who are restoring the Earth, sponsored by Missouri Recycling Association. We look forward to sharing stories celebrating stewards from local libraries to schools and leaving you with some Earth-wise actions you can take in the coming days! Learn more...

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Earthday365: Environmental Justice Day of Action at O’Fallon Park

Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation and in collaboration with the North Newstead Association and community members, join the Young Friends of earthday365 in this litter cleanup and eco-restoration project in O’Fallon Park. Opportunities for Community Science using the Marine...

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Discover Lauemeier

Discover–or re-discover–Laumeier through an interactive day for all ages! Enjoy music and fantastic food as you picnic in the shade and explore Laumeier’s 105 acres of open fields and woodland trails. This in-person event will feature hands-on activities focused on: Discovering connections between...

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River Clean-up & Dock Bash

Meet up and team up at the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch to help clean up the St. Louis Riverfront! 9 billion tons of trash end up in the ocean every year. In fact, the Mighty Mississippi River is one of the largest sources of oceanic plastic debris. But with YOUR help, we can minimize our...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Tomatoes, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes

Tomatoes, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes: Are you overwhelmed by the number of tomato varieties available? Are you confused about heirloom tomatoes? Do your pepper plants not produce as many peppers as you would like? Are you disappointed when you dig up your sweet potatoes? Come learn how to select,...

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