Volunteer: Annual Honeysuckle Battle

Saturday, November 3, 9:00 AM – Noon Annual Honeysuckle Battle Great Group Workday! 2 Locations to Choose From   To Battle!! This is a great workday for groups! We’ll focus on removing invasive exotic honeysuckle and other invasive woody plants from two woodlands (see below for sites) while enjoying the fall beauty of Kansas City’s … Continued

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Meet A Member: Joan Leavens

A Green Business Network Member Spotlight   Meet Joan Leavens, Coordinator of Sustainability and Community Engagement for the Shawnee Mission School District and member of the Green Business Network! We recently chatted with Joan to learn more about her role in leading the district’s sustainability efforts, her current projects and her interest in the GBN. … Continued

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Pollinator & Native Plant Workshop

Pollinator and Native Plant Workshop Olathe Community Center September 19, 2018 – 6:00 -7:00 pm   This workshop is for beginning gardeners or native plant-curious Johnson County homeowners.   We will cover the basics including the importance of pollinator and native plants in your garden, tried and true favorite species, basic layouts of gardens, general … Continued

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Pollinator & Native Plant Workshop

Pollinator and Native Plant Workshop Sylvester Powell Community Center September 11, 2018 – 6:00 -7:00 pm   This workshop is for beginning gardeners or native plant-curious Johnson County homeowners.   We will cover the basics including the importance of pollinator and native plants in your garden, tried and true favorite species, basic layouts of gardens, … Continued

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September Native Plant Workshops

We have two Native Plant workshops scheduled for September! These workshops are for beginning gardeners or native plant-curious Johnson County homeowners. We will cover the basics including the importance of pollinator and native plants in your garden, tried and true favorite species, basic layouts of gardens, general landscaping and efficiency tips, and storm water benefits. … Continued

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Meet A Member: Joe Ward

A Green Business Network Member Spotlight   Meet the man behind Go Green Recycled Granite in Olathe, Kan., and a new member to the Green Business Network! We recently chatted with Joseph Ward, who co-owns the business with his wife, Mary Jo, to find out how their unique company began, how they use creativity to … Continued

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Pollinator & Native Garden Workshop

Pollinator and Native Plant Workshop Johnson County Central Resource Library Carmack Community Room May 30, 2018 – 6:00 -7:00 pm This workshop is for beginning gardeners or native plant-curious Johnson County homeowners. We will cover the basics including the importance of pollinator and and native plants in your garden, tried and true favorite species, basic … Continued

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Meet a Member: Jowler Creek Vineyard & Wine

A Green Business Network Member Spotlight   Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery is our newest member to the Green Business Network! We recently chatted with Colleen Gerke, co-owner, to find out more about Missouri’s first green winery, what inspires her and what’s next for their sustainability efforts.     Located just 30 minutes north of … Continued

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Don’t mind the Dandelions!

Use chemical herbicides to remove weeds as the last resort! If you must use a chemical herbicide, use the least toxic product, and spot apply it – don’t spread it all over the yard to kill a few weeds or bugs. Follow label instructions exactly – more is not better. And be sure to keep … 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: Line Creek Watershed Litter Cleanup

Saturday, October 14, 9:00 AM – Noon Northland KCMO, Line Creek Watershed Litter Cleanup Barrybrooke Clubhouse 8250 NW Barrybrooke Dr. Kansas City, MO 64151   Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the Line Creek Watershed in the northland. We’ll be working near Barrybrooke on the Lake to prevent litter from entering Line Creek! … Continued

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Volunteer: All Slots Are Filled! National Public

Saturday, September 30, 9:00 AM – Noon 3 Locations To Choose From!   In celebration of National Public Lands Day, we’ll be removing invasive woody plants, including exotic shrub honeysuckle, that threaten the health of these wild lands, while enjoying the amazing fall beauty of these wild places. Volunteer with our Kansas City WildLands program … Continued

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URGENT Recycling Volunteer Need: perks! private

URGENT VOLUNTEER NEED Doorhanger Canvassing: Northland KCMO In Partnership with Ripple Glass Saturday, September 30, 8:30 – 11:30 am Great Opportunity for a Small Group!   Location: Unity of Kansas City North 1000 NE Barry Rd Kansas City, MO 64155   Are you passionate about recycling? Volunteer with us to canvass neighborhoods with doorhangers – … Continued

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Volunteer: Doorhanger Canvassing to Increase Gla

Doorhanger Canvassing: South KCMO In Partnership with Ripple Glass Thursday, September 28, 4:30 – 7:30 PM Great Opportunity for a Corporate Group!   Are you passionate about recycling?  Volunteer with us to canvass neighborhoods with doorhangers in South Kansas City!  We welcome you to join us and a team from SEA LIFE Kansas City on … 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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Volunteer: Doorhanger Canvassing to Increase Gla

Doorhanger Canvassing: South KCMO In Partnership with Ripple Glass Thursday, September 21, 8:30 – 11:30 am Great Opportunity for a Corporate Group!   Are you passionate about recycling? Volunteer with us to canvass neighborhoods with doorhangers – we’re increasing glass recycling in South Kansas City! Join us in this exciting new partnership with Ripple Glass.  … Continued

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Volunteer: Doorhanger Canvassing to Increase Gla

Doorhanger Canvassing In Partnership with Ripple Glass Saturday, September 16, 8:30 – 11:30 am Great Opportunity for a Small Group!   Are you passionate about recycling? Volunteer with us to canvass neighborhoods with doorhangers – we’re increasing glass recycling in South Kansas City! Join us in this exciting new partnership with Ripple Glass.  This is … Continued

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Volunteer: Doorhanger Canvassing to Increase Gla

Doorhanger Canvassing: South KCMO In Partnership with Ripple Glass Thursday, September 14, 8:30 – 11:30 am Great Opportunity for a Corporate Group!   Are you passionate about recycling? Volunteer with us to canvass neighborhoods with doorhangers – we’re increasing glass recycling in South Kansas City! Join us in this exciting new partnership with Ripple Glass.  … Continued

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Volunteer: Buckeye Creek Watershed Litter Cleanu

Chouteau Crossing and Chaumiere Woods Park Business District Cleanup, Buckeye Creek Watershed Saturday, September 9, 9:00 AM – Noon Great Opportunity for Groups!   Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the business district near Chouteau Trafficway and I-35 in Kansas City, Missouri!  Working in pairs, we will document litter to determine the most … Continued

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