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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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – In That Order

  By: Grant Janssen In a recent presentation, Cassandra Ford, BTG’s Business Recycling Program Manager, spoke to a group of representatives for a hotel chain, which includes Kansas City’s Westin Hotel at Crown Center.  One of the slides included a waste hierarchy graphic, which shows a set of priorities for the efficient use of resources.  This … 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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Volunteer: KC WildLands Ecological Restoration

Kansas City WildLands Ecological Restoration Workday Saturday, 5/6, 9:00 am – Noon *Originally scheduled 4/29. Rescheduled due to weather.   Volunteer with Kansas City WildLands as we restore the amazing remnant ecosystem at Rocky Point Glades and its surrounding natural community.  This is a great workday for groups and college students needing volunteer hours.  We … Continued

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Volunteer: Turkey Creek Stream Cleanup

Turkey Creek Stream Cleanup Saturday, 5/6*, 9:00 AM – Noon *Originally scheduled for 4/29; rescheduled due to weather.   Help us clean up litter in Turkey Creek headwaters!  This site has opportunities to clean within the tree line as well as in the creek bed. Its very important for folks to bring their waterproof boots–most … 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: KC WildLands Ecological Restoration

Kansas City WildLands Ecological Restoration Sunday, 4/23, 1:00 – 4:00 pm   Come celebrate Earth Month with Kansas City WildLands as we restore the amazing remnant ecosystem at Maple Woods Natural Area and its surrounding natural community.  This is a great workday for a small group and college students needing volunteer hours.  We will be … Continued

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Volunteer: Earth Day! Turkey Creek Stream Clean

Turkey Creek Stream Cleanup Saturday, 4/22, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM   All slots have been filled. We’d love your help with our April 29 stream cleanup, though! Click here to sign up for the cleanup April 29. It’s in a heavily littered area that really needs your help!   Celebrate Earth Day with us … 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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Update and Correction: High-ridin’, all-wh

The recent blasts of icy and snowy weather, which seem to have already dumped more frozen precipitation on Kansas City than we received all last winter, may have you thinking about switching to a vehicle with a higher ground-clearance and all-wheel drive (AWD). If you decide you need that capability, you can still benefit from … Continued

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Litter Clean-up Workday: Snake Rescue

Most people who happen upon a snake stay a safe distance away. Either they walk around it, giving it a wide berth, or they abandon their course and go a different direction entirely. We know snakes are an essential part of our ecosystem and many are not poisonous, but for most of us there is … Continued

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