Saturday June 23 6 PM Place TBA The annual meeting will start with “how to” demonstration projects from Rural Action program areas as well as a butterfly hike. Stay tuned for more information!
Saturday November 5 At the Burr Oak State Park More details to come!
Saturday October 22 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM At the Chesterhill Produce Auction Chesterhill, Ohio Anyone wanting to volunteer or help out is encouraged to attend. Pumpkin decorating, food, crafts, a farmers market and games for the kids will be among the highlights!
Thursday October 20 7:30 PM At the Twin City Opera House McConnelsville, Ohio Wayne National Forest and Twin City Opera House, located in McConnelsville will host a free screening of a new film called Green Fire. The movie is the first full-length, high definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold. The film explores Leopold’s .. read more
Saturday October 15 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM At the MCRP office New Straitsville, Ohio Participants will tour Coe Hollow, hike a 2 mile section of the Buckeye Trail in Monday Creek Watershed and see the Successive Alkaline Producing System at Rock Run.
Participants will meet at Crossroads Restaurant in Magnolia to eat lunch together. Lunch will not be provided. After lunch, participants will head out to tour Thomas and Lyons II, if construction is completed. Friday October 14 11 AM to 3 PM At Crossroads Restaurant Magnolia, Ohio Fifteen-passenger vans will be rented for transportation. People .. read more
Monday Creek Restoration Project hosted 30 students and two program supervisors for a cleanup of Bessemer Hollow near Nelsonville on Sunday, October 2 from 1 PM until 4 PM. Joe Steinbrecher and Rose Keyes, Zero Waste Initiative AmeriCorps, assisted with the logistics. During the cleanup, those involved picked up 84 bags of trash, 29 tires, .. read more
WOUB wrote an article about how Ohio University is teaming up with Rural Action to make jobs out of recycling garbage. To read the full article click here!
School-age kids are invited to attend the Raccoon Creek Partnership’s fall day camp! These camps will focus on environmental education and will feature activities such as learning about local animals and reptiles, art projects, exploring the outdoors and looking for fish and aquatic insects! Please dress for the weather (sunscreen, bug spray, rain coat) and .. read more
Check out this article from the student publication The New Political. Rural Action’s Kyle O’Keefe spoke about the Zero Waste Initiative and the goals that he has for the project. To read the full article click here!