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Japanese Beetles LearnTrees

Japanese Beetles

Every year, typically in June, adult Japanese beetles (Papillia japonica) begin to emerge across our region. During this time, you’ll likely notice significant feeding damage from these pesky beetles. We field a lot of questions and concerns about the Japanese Beetle each year, so we thought we’d write up a…
July 2, 2024
Why Wild Works Climate ChangeLearnWildLands

Why Wild Works

Weirder temperatures, fluctuating precipitation, and loss of suitable habitat are often associated with climate change – these things seem so out of reach and can leave us wondering what the next best steps could possibly be. After all, individuals can only make so much impact, right? Nature and other natural…
March 26, 2024
Black History Month: Celebrating Local Changemakers 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