Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday-Saturday, Pleasant

Recycling Center Volunteers Wanted! Ongoing, year-round, Wednesday through Saturday Pleasant Valley Recycling Center   This outdoor volunteer opportunity is great for students wanting service-learning credit, retired folks looking to stay active, and passionate recyclers! Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc. The Pleasant Valley … Continued

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Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday – Saturday,

Recycling Center Volunteers Wanted! Ongoing, year-round, Wednesday through Saturday Red Bridge Recycling Center   This outdoor volunteer opportunity is great for students wanting service-learning credit, retired folks looking to stay active, and passionate recyclers! Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc. The Red Bridge … Continued

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Santa Fe Hills &

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the Santa Fe Hills and Boone Hills neighborhoods near 89th and Main in south Kansas City. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and … Continued

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Liberty

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in Clay Woods & Clay Meadows neighborhood in Liberty Missouri. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment will be provided.

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Hyde Park & Sou

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the Hyde Park and Southmoreland neighborhood near 39th Street and Rockhill Road in Kansas City. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment … Continued

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Liberty, MO

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in Clay Woods & Clay Meadows neighborhood in Liberty Missouri. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment will be provided.

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Volunteer: Girls on the Run 5K Green Event

Bridging The Gap volunteers will educate attendees about recycling and composting by attending to a waste management station and advising participants which bin to deposit their waste into. Our goal is that none of the waste produced at the event goes to the landfill, making it a “zero-waste-to-landfill” event!

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Event & Volunteer: Neighborwoods Tree Plant

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant evergreen trees at St. Margaret’s Apartments in Kansas City, Kansas. Trees will be planted as a buffer between the apartments and the highway to help with air and noise pollution. Following the tree planting, neighbors will gather for free giveaways, community resources, and family fun for everyone. This … Continued

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Event & Volunteer: Health & Harvest Bl

Join Heartland Tree Alliance and community partners at the Health & Harvest Fall Block Party in the Forgotten Homes and 12th Street Heritage neighborhoods. This event will include a tree planting along 12th Street starting at 10:00 AM, followed by family fun with interactive booths, complimentary food and beverages, games and live performances. Event partners: … Continued

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Volunteer: Northland KCMO, Neighborhood Street T

Friday, December 1, 1:00 – 4:00 PM New Mark Brooking Neighborhood Near Shoal Creek Parkway and N. Oak Trafficway Kansas City, Missouri 64155 Great Opportunity for Corporate Groups!   Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the northland! These trees will shade the street and sidewalk, provide stormwater retention and pollutant filtration … Continued

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Volunteer: Riparian Seedling Planting, Shoal Cre

Riparian Seedling Planting San Rafael Park, Shoal Creek, Kansas City, MO Tuesday, November 14, 9:00 am – Noon Great for Corporate Groups!   Volunteer with our Heartland Tree Alliance program and plant 50 seedlings with us at San Rafael Park, near Shoal Creek (near World’s of Fun) in Kansas City, Missouri!  Riparian areas are the … Continued

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Volunteer: Shade Tree Planting Prep

Thursday, September 21, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Great Opportunity for a Corporate Group! Shade Tree Prep at Broken Arrow Elementary 5901 Alden Street, Shawnee, Kansas 66216     Help Heartland Tree Alliance bring nature to the kids by preparing school grounds for new trees!  Volunteers will dig holes, prep root balls, and place trees in … Continued

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Getting Around Greener: Part 6

About this series: As a BTG supporter, you understand that our transportation choices have tremendous ecological impacts, but you may not be aware of the latest innovations and improvements in your options. With this series, we hope to help you find new ways to both lower your individual impact now and move us all toward … Continued

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America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

By Guest Blogger, E. Hughes Pembroke Hill School Wind power generated in the United States has always been over land. That is, until the Block Island Wind Farm sprang up off the coast of Rhode Island and began operating last December. America’s first offshore wind farm, although made up of just five turbines, is generating … Continued

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Current Political Climate and BTG

One of Bridging The Gap’s top funders came to us last week and asked if we would answer several questions regarding the current political climate in our country. They were polling all of their grantees to understand how their giving impacts non-profits, like BTG . So, several staffers got together and came up with the following … Continued

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Public Event: Kansas City Rally for People’

Kansas City Rally for People’s Climate March* Saturday, 4/29, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM   *Please note: this is a public event that Bridging The Gap supports, but is not organizing or managing. If you have questions about the event,please reach out to the event organizers directly. The following event information is a copy of … Continued

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Volunteer: Arbor Day! Plant Trees in Old Hyde Pa

Tree Planting in Old Hyde Park Neighborhood Saturday, 4/29, 9:00 AM – Noon   Celebrate Arbor Day with us!  Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the Old Hyde Park neighborhood, located in the midtown area of Kansas City, Missouri, near 38th Street and Main!  BONUS:  All volunteers for this workday have … Continued

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Volunteer: Earth Day! Plant Trees in Hyde Park N

Tree Planting in Hyde Park Neighborhood Saturday, 4/22, 9:00 AM – Noon   All slots have been filled. We’d love your help with our April 29 tree planting, though! Click here to sign up for April 29’s planting! Celebrate Earth Day with us!  Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the Hyde … Continued

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