Gateway Greening: Backyard Chicken Keeping

Backyard Chicken Keeping Interested in getting backyard chickens? Or just want to learn more? This class will cover practical tips for starting out and keeping happy productive chickens at home or in the garden. Register here:...

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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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Gateway Greening: Summer Crops and Cover Crops

Summer Crops and Cover Crops Beat the heat of summer gardening and learn techniques that will keep your tomatoes and other summer crops flourishing. We will cover how to plant and maintain healthy summer crops, what pests and disease to look out for, and quick growing summer cover crops for empty...

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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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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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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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Gateway Greening: Spring Crops and Planning Your Growing Space

Spring Crops and Planning Your Growing Space We will cover how to prepare your garden for the growing season and then how to create a plan to keep your garden producing all year! We dig deep on the best crops and techniques for springtime in Missouri and how to keep your vegetables healthy....

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Water For All: A Virtual Community Listening Session

We all need water – at home, at work, at play. In Kansas City, we are working to ensure that all people have access to safe, reliable, and affordable water and wastewater systems. Please consider joining Heartland Conservation Alliance and the Blue River Urban Waters Federal Partnership to...

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Advocacy for Environmental Education co-hosted by MEEA and KACEE

NAAEE’s Director of Policy & Affiliate Relations, Sarah Bodor, will talk about opportunities to advance EE under a new administration and new Congress. She will cover legislation being introduced that has the potential for significant impact on state and local programs, and sources of federal...

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