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Doug Jose, Communications Chair,  Sam McKinley, ExCom, and Alvin Denenberg, Innings Chair, will be discussing the history, mission, and programs of the Miami Group-Sierra Club, on a radio interview titled “Outdoor Life with Carol Mundy”.  The radio interview will take place on Friday, September 19 on WMKV 89.3 FM from 1:00-1:30 p.m.  

When: TUESDAY September 2nd, 2014, 7:00 – 8:55 PM

Where: At the Dan Beard Boy Scout Council (10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH)

Speaker: Jack Berninger

Title: GEOLOGY OF CINCINNATI AREA

Description: Jack will give a geological presentation on “ANCIENT OCEANS TO RECENT GLACIERS”.

Cincinnati has it all. Oceans, Glaciers, Volcanoes, Mountains, Caves, Earthquakes, Arches, and Ice Mountain Rivers. Over 250 million years of geologic history can be found in this area of Ohio.

Short Bio: Jack Berninger, a retired Biology teacher who spends his time still educating people on the wonderful and exciting flora and fauna of the Cincinnati and Everglades Regions. Various programs and hikes are conducted for Audubon, Fernald, Astronomical groups, Stone/Douglass Festival, Naples Nature Preserves and other wildlife groups in the above locations. Jack has recently presented for our Miami Group, and OLLI.

Kings Run Sewer Overflow Update from MSDGC

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

MSD’s Kings Run Sewer Overflow Project  Public Meeting 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 Harmony Lodge in Spring Grove Village

646 East Epworth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Join MSD on Thursday, July 31, 2014 for an update on the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati’s (MSD) Kings Run Project, which will eliminate about 156 million gallons of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) into the Mill Creek and Kings Run, a tributary of the Mill Creek. The meeting will provide details about the Kings Run Project, including:

  • Benefits
  • Project details/design
  • Schedule
  • Impacts to the community

The Kings Run Project includes three phases that will be constructed between 2015 and 2018 in College Hill,

Winton Hills, and Spring Grove Village. The projects focus on reducing the amount of stormwater in MSD’s combined sewer system through the use of stormwater detention basins, new stormwater sewers, CSO storage tank, and stream restoration, among other solutions.

The meeting will include a presentation followed by a project poster session where attendees can talk to MSD staff about project details.

Street parking is available along North Edgewood and East Epworth avenues.

For more information about MSD’s Kings Run Project, please visit www.projectgroundwork.org/kingsrun. You can also contact MSD Engineering Customer Service at (513) 557-3594 or MSD.Communications@cincinnati-oh.gov.

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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

RSVP

 

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The Sierra Club is leading the green infrastructure revolution in Ohio.  We already distributed over 100 DIY Rain Barrels to members and partner organizations in 2014!  What is a DIY Rain Barrel?  Why is the Sierra Club providing free workshops?  How can I get a rain barrel?   Read More