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3rd Annual Inquiry-Based Education Conference will give teachers’ tools to take class outside

The Plains, OH— Registration is underway for the 3rd Annual Inquiry-Based Education conference at Burr Oak State Park Lodge and Conference Center, November 1-3. Organized by Rural Action and Camp Oty’ Okwa, the three-day event brings teachers’, administrators’, informal educators’, and students’ together around inquiry-based environmental and outdoor education. “Inquiry-Based Education is a method of .. read more

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In the Press: A Community Grows: Chesterhill Produce Auction brings people together through food

In the Press: A Community Grows: Chesterhill Produce Auction brings people together through food

Chesterhill Produce Auction was spotlighted in a feature spread in the Nov/Dec issue of Ohio Farm Bureau’s publication Our Ohio Magazine. Click the link below to read the full article. Click here to read the full article

On November 17th, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

In the Press: Huff Run reclamation effort receives national award

In the Press: Huff Run reclamation effort receives national award

Check out recent press coverage on Huff Run’s Thomas Project in the Times Reporter. Click the link below to read the full article. Click here to read the full article

On November 17th, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

In the Press: OHIO research project enables local American chestnut tree planting

In the Press: OHIO research project enables local American chestnut tree planting

Ohio University’s Compass Magazine covered a story on an American Chestnut tree planting headed up by AmeriCorps members serving in the Raccoon Creek Partnership. Click the link below to read the full article. Click here to read the full article

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In The Press: Rural Action honored for waste initiative by former President Clinton

In The Press: Rural Action honored for waste initiative by former President Clinton

The Post, Ohio University’s independent, student-run newspaper covered Michelle Decker’s recent visit to the Clinton GLobal Initiative. Click the link below to read the full article. Click here to read the full Post article

On November 10th, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

Derthic Road Clean-up a Success

Derthic Road Clean-up a Success

Nov. 7, 2011. “Volunteers with Rural Action’s Zero Waste Initiative cleaned up Derthic Road in the Trimble Twp. Community Forest on Saturday. The group collected more than 60 bags of trash including tires, toilets, diapers, televisions, air conditioning units, insulation, furniture and office equipment from the side of the road. Volunteer also unearthed more than .. read more

On November 7th, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

OU Teaming Up With Rural Action To Create Recycling Jobs

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!

On October 5th, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

Funding Granted to Zero Waste Initiative, Plans to Boost Recycling

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!

On October 2nd, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

Rural Action Committee to form

Linking locally grown foods to local plates key focus The Star Beacon wrote a great article about a new committee that is to be formed. The new committee will focus on keeping food production and consumption local. To read the full article click on the link bellow!   To read the full article click here!

On September 15th, 2011, posted in: In the Press by

Thomas Project Wins an Office of Surface Mining Award

The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards recognize outstanding abandoned mine land reclamation in the United States and showcase exemplary reclamation techniques. Only projects funded wholly or in part and completed by approved state or tribal regulatory programs are eligible to win. A panel of judges composed of directors of state reclamation programs and OSM managers .. read more

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