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Tell the Ohio Legislature: Don’t Raise My Bill for Dirty Energy!

  The Ohio legislature continues to aggressively move forward with legislation that will gut our clean energy and efficiency standards.  Now comes breaking news that they want YOU to pay for their plan to kill the future. Economic analysis of the legislation has shown that [...continue reading.]

Save Ohio’s Butterflies! Do you enjoy the summer butterflies? Well, as these pollinator populations dwindle, the OhioDepartment of Agriculture and Wayne National Forest are planning to spray a dangerous insecticide called BtK all over Ohio to decrease the Gypsy Moth, a non-native moth that impacts trees [...continue reading.]

Years of Living Dangerously

Years of Living Dangerously New Showtime documentary showing the human impacts of climate change. Learn more and what you can do as an individual to #actonclimate See the first episode here    

 

Inning (Monthly Program) & Events

Annual Picnic Sunday August 10th

Posted on July 21st, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIn August, we have a picnic instead of our monthly program (Inning.) This year our picnic will be held on Sunday, August
10, at the Izaak Walton League Lodge, 544 Branch Hill Loveland Rd., Loveland, OH 45140, along the Little Miami River and Bike Trail near Loveland, OH.  Our potluck picnic gathering will be around 4:00 pm, but we invite you to come earlier in the day, place your picnic food in the refrigerator, and enjoy the activities that will be available.

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Citizens Hearing

Posted on July 9th, 2014

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Join the Sierra Club’s open forum on the Environmental Protection Agency‘s historic ruling to cut carbon pollution from power plants.

July 24th 7-9 pm at Northside Tavern

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Speaker: Scott Goebel
When: Monday July 7, 2014 at 6:30 PM – 8:55 PM NOTE: change of time for this Innings:  will begin at 6:30 PM with pizza, if you can make it, and the presentation will follow at 7:00 PM.
Where: At the Dan Beard Boy Scout Council (10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH)

Coal Powered : The ecological, economic, social, and health effects of Mountaintop Removal Mining in Appalachia.

We’ll follow the path of coal, literally and historically, connecting it to our daily lives and explore the damaging effects of Mountaintop Removal mining on the land and the people living in the coal region. Read More

Biochar-Principles and Applications

Posted on May 20th, 2014

When: Monday June 2, 2014 6:30 to 8:55 pm

6:30 enjoy pizza party!  presentation begins at at 7:00
Where: At the Dan Beard Boy Scout Council (10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH)

Speaker Alan Wight will talk about how the creation and application of Biochar (charcoal) to soils to improve crop fertility is an ancient practice that is receiving renewed attention for its ability to also sequester carbon. This presentation will cover the history, production methods, and benefits of biochar as it relates to creating more ecologically sustainable agricultural practices. Read More

When: Monday May 5th, 2014 at 7:00 – 8:55 PM
Where: At the Dan Beard Boy Scout Council (10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH)

In this talk, Brian Heinz, Supervisor of Horticulture, will cover horticulture at Spring Grove Cemetery, then and now. Some highlights will include planting philosophy, dealing with invasive plants and animals, and diversity in the garden. Outstanding plants for this region will be covered in the presentation.

Brian Heinz is the Supervisor of Horticulture at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. He and his team are responsible for over 400 acres of developed, landscaped sections, as well as 300 acres of woodland. Brian started at Spring Grove in 1999, after studying horticulture at the University of Cincinnati and working four years in wholesale annual and perennial greenhouse production. This work has led Brian into several voluntary positions in the green industry, such as board member of the Ohio Invasive Plant Council, board member of the Tri-State Green Industry Conference, member of the Professional Grounds Maintenance Society, licensed Ohio Pesticide Applicator, member of the Boone County Arboretum Plant Collections Committee, and overall “plant geek”.

Care for yourself and the Earth

Care for yourself and the Earth

Every April the Sierra Club and Aveda team up to raise support for clean water in Ohio. Aveda cares for the world we live in, from they products they make to the ways they give back to society. Over the past 5 years we have raised over 1/2 million dollars to restore, improve, and protect Ohio’s waterways. 100% of the proceeds from earth month events will go to the Sierra Club’s work in Ohio.

April 6th Cut a Thon (Square One Salon, Dayton or Centerville)

April 11th Appointment for Clean Water (Fredric Institute, West Chester)

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