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Environmental Tips

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers tips on saving energy, using water efficiently, ways to reduce/ reuse/recycle, and how to make other environmentally protective choices. Visit their site for the Tip of the Day or to see the full list of tips.



Ready to start making a difference? The City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department offers the opportunity to work on volunteer activities that benefit the parks and improve the environment. Volunteer efforts range from planting and habitat restoration, to clean-up, to water quality monitoring. Or if you have a group that would like to volunteer we can tailor a project to meet your needs. Check for on-going volunteer activities or sign up to receive updates.