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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September 9, 2016

It sounds like one of those crazy word problems from my fifth grade math class: in an urban watershed that is home to one million people, challenged by pollution resulting from more than 18% impervious surfaces, how do you begin to turn 18,000 vacant lots into conserva...

July 14, 2016

Imagine a rowing crew of eight. Now imagine each crew member rowing to their own rhythm and direction. Needless to say, the racing shell would not get very far. It seems so obvious and yet, too often in our community there are many conservation organizations working in...

May 12, 2016

We have all been eagerly watching how the monarch migration is faring this spring. We know this tiny little bug is in trouble. In a recent post by Monarch Watch, I read some research by The Monarch Conservation Science Partnership, coordinated by the U.S. Geological Su...

April 14, 2016

Heartland Conservation Alliance protects places we love. Working with partners, we conserve and connect people to nature. Because of its importance, partners, and threats, we have focused efforts on the Blue River and its surrounding watershed the past four years. Urba...

February 22, 2016

In August 2009 I stepped down from the podium after sharing a presentation with the Sierra Club about Conservation Opportunity Areas and was met by a warm smile and fierce pair of brown eyes. It was Connie Chapman and her husband Mike. She wanted to know more about con...

December 10, 2015

"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all." -- Emily Dickinson

Gratitude and Inspiration
What an incredible year we have shared! Working together, we are protecting places we love. Thank yo...

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