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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Volunteer: Town Fork Creek Litter Cleanup

Do you know where litter goes? Litter in streets and parking lots flow into storm drains, which then empty into local creeks and rivers. In other words, if it’s on the ground, it’s in our water! That’s why we need your help to clean up litter on Town Fork Creek at Town Fork Creek Park in … Continued

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Volunteer: Blue River Watershed Litter Cleanup

Do you know where litter goes? Litter in streets and parking lots flow into storm drains, which then empty into local creeks and rivers. In other words, if it’s on the ground, it’s in our water! That’s why we need your help to clean up litter along a creek that flows into the Blue River at … Continued

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Tune up your car to tone down pollution!

  When your car is in good working order, you save money and you are preserving the water quality of our waterways. When cars leak radiator fluid, oil, or other petro-chemicals these toxins can build up over time on our streets and highways. After it rains, all the toxins are washed directly into our streams, … Continued

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Litter is a drag!

  Each year in America it is estimated that more than 165,000,000,000 (yes, that’s Billion!) cigarette butts end up as litter! 80% of butts on the ground find their way into our water systems and detract from the quality of our drinking water. Cigarette butts can leach chemicals such as cadmium, lead and arsenic into … 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: 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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