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Day of Action: Celebrate Earth Day 2023 Across the Metro
April 22 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Join Bridging The Gap for a Day of Action to celebrate Earth Day on April 22! With opportunities throughout the metro, there’s sure to be an activity near you! We’ll be planting trees, restoring wildlands, cleaning up litter, and collecting recyclable materials – all we need is YOU!
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Neighborhood Litter Cleanup | West Bottoms | 8:30 AM – Noon | SIGN UP
Join the Historic West Bottoms Association, Riverfront Heritage Trail, Kansas City Parks and Recreation, and Bridging The Gap to help beautify our community by picking up litter and removing brush in the West Bottoms. Lunch will be provided at noon to celebrate our hard work after the cleanup.
Kansas City WildLands Restoration | Cedar Niles Park | 9:00 AM – Noon | SIGN UP
Join KC WildLands for a gorgeous day of hiking while we show some love for the woodlands of Cedar Niles Park in Olathe, Kan.! We’ll be pulling and bagging invasive garlic mustard that threatens the health of this beautiful wild place.
Heartland Tree Alliance Tree Planting | Cypress Park | 9:00 – Noon | SIGN UP
Help us increase the tree canopy across our region! Trees improve our air and water quality, build resilience to climate change, and beautify our neighborhoods! This workday project is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Community Recycling Drop-Off Centers | Multiple Locations and Shifts Available
Help the community recycle effectively! Volunteers will help sort recyclable materials, assist patrons by answering questions, and help keep bins free from contamination.