We will give you a snapshot of what is happening in the watershed with plenty to get involved in, grant and job opportunities and share stories about our work with our partners to #RenewtheBlue! See some examples of these stories below.

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Community Support Protects Nature in Metro KC

December 26, 2019

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January 14, 2020

As we venture into 2020, Heartland Conservation Alliance marks its eighth year serving the Kansas City Metro by working collaboratively to protect important natural areas. We have focused efforts and resources on the Blue River Watershed. We wrapped up 2019 with exciti...

December 26, 2019

More than 150 attended Fall in Love with Nature at Camp Branch Glade Park in Johnson County this fall hosted by Blue River Conservation Collaboration partners. Photo credit: Jill Erickson.

This has been a significant year for Heartland Conservation Alliance and our Alli...

July 11, 2019

Photos (above): Roberta Vogel-Leutung (shown left) took to the water with HCA Staff and Volunteers for a day of filming for the Blue River Documentary film at the confluence of Brush Creek and the Blue River in Kansas City. Michael Price, Filmmaker, (shown right) works...

December 15, 2017

Looking back on the year, I cannot help but have some pride of the conservation community for all that we have accomplished. And it has been a year of so much growth for Heartland Conservation Alliance.

This past year, our Board doubled in size and talent, growing fro...

November 10, 2017

Only when we work together can we effectively create real change and succeed in protecting nature for the benefit of all of our communities. Heartland Conservation Alliance is honored to work with many such Partners across the metropolitan area conserving wild places,...

September 14, 2017

Recent rain storms cause flooding throughout the metro area, including Swope Park. Photo by Bill Fessler. 

Climate change and its effects are being felt more than ever this summer with record-breaking storms, flooding, fires and earthquakes around the globe. Here at hom...