Holiday Gifts

'Tis the gift giving season. Nature gives gifts throughout the year. Some Nature winter gifts include: Geese flying low at dawn and dusk. Birds flitting about the bird feeder, competing for tasty morsels. Ice crystals and snow on trees and garden plants. What gifts are on your list this year? What can I give that [...]

By |2018-05-27T17:34:14+00:00December 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holiday Gifts

Time, Talent and Treasure, #GivingTuesday

#Giving Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It has become a global day of giving during the holiday season. Platte Land Trust hopes you consider protecting local natural areas and wildlife this Giving Tuesday. Charlotte Sawyers teased that she and her husband Alvin disagreed about what to do with their small farm – [...]

By |2018-05-27T17:34:14+00:00November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time, Talent and Treasure, #GivingTuesday

This I believe

Connection - the state of being connected. Connect -  Bring together or in contact so that a real or notional link is established. What does it mean to be connected? Different meaning for different folks. There was a time when we spent time with family, friends, and colleagues on a regular basis. And kids played [...]

By |2018-05-27T17:34:14+00:00October 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This I believe

Native Plants for your Yard

Spring is in the air! The weather is warm and people are getting outdoors. The atmosphere is energized with thunderstorms.  Gardeners are actively tending their patch of planet Earth. Platte Land Trust continues to celebrate Earth Day with FREE native plants on Saturday, April 30, starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Parkville Farmer’s Market, Parkville [...]

By |2018-05-27T17:34:14+00:00April 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Native Plants for your Yard

Snowball Hill Prairie Rescued

On June 12, 2015, one of the few unplowed, native prairies remaining in the greater Kansas City region was auctioned. The Platte Land Trust took a bold step and participated in the auction. We had the winning bid! The quick action of the Platte Land Trust (PLT), with the financial backing and support of Burroughs [...]

By |2018-05-27T17:34:14+00:00October 10th, 2015|Conservation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Snowball Hill Prairie Rescued

Celebrate Prairies !

       Celebrate Prairies !  Platte Land Trust’s Annual Friends Gathering Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Weatherby Lake Community Center, 8230 N.W. Potomac Road, Weatherby Lake, Missouri 64152 5:30 - 7:00 pm food and drinks 7:00 - 8:15 pm program Tickets are $27 per person; $50 for 2; $25 each for 3+ tickets RSVP by [...]

By |2018-05-27T17:34:14+00:00October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrate Prairies !