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February 2024


Loving Your Tree To Death: Girdling

You just brought a beautiful new tree home from the nursery and plant it in the perfect spot in your yard, excited for the lifetime of memories you and your family will make under the luscious shade of its leaves. You want to remember what species you got, so you leave the plastic nursery tag on.…
February 28, 2024
Community Voices

Black History Month: Celebrating Local Changemakers

February is Black History Month. To honor and celebrate, we're highlighting four local leaders who are creating restorative change for the environment and their communities. Michael Kelley BikeWalkKC Drew Hines Missouri Department of Conservation Jalen Holloway Heartland Conservation Alliance Kechia Smith Bridging The Gap Q: When it comes to environmental…
February 20, 2024
Greener LivingLearnWildLands

Garden Planning in Winter

I hear a lot during wintertime about excitement for vegetable seed catalogs coming in the mail. Did you know winter is a good time to start planning for a native plant garden as well? Whether you plan on growing from seeds or buying plants in the spring, adding a new…
February 1, 2024