Every Missouri School Can Be A Green School!

“Green schools” are schools that advance practices throughout their campuses, curriculum, and school culture that reduce environmental impact, improve health and wellness, and provide place-based education. Schools can see stronger educational outcomes, reduced costs, and increased student and...

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Students & Climate Action: A Panel Presentation

Join MEEA and KACEE to learn how students in KC and St. Louis are engaging with regional climate action plans and advocating for change. We’ll be in conversation with folks from Climate Action KC, OneSTL, MARC (Mid-America Regional Council), the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Earthways Center...

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Yoga Wind-Down After Work

Join MEEA and KACEE  for our June Virtual Monthly Event! Research indicates that this type of program produces long-lasting increases in self-compassion and mindfulness, reduces stress and anxiety, builds resilience, and enhances overall well-being. Together we will practice mindfulness, Yoga on...

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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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Collecting Data to Explore Plastic Pollution in Our Communities

The most democratic goal of education is to develop engaged citizens who are able to investigate compelling questions about their community and the world around them. National Geographic has developed the Geo-Inquiry Process as one way to achieve this goal by positioning students to develop the...

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