Upcoming Events

October 22, 2018
  • Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm   8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
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October 23, 2018
  • Huff Run Watershed Community Meeting

    Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Mineral City Fire Department, Mineral City, OH 44656, USA 
    Description:

    Join Rural Action and the Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership for our Fall Community Meeting! We will review recent and upcoming activities as well as enjoy an engaging guest speaker. Plan to join us! Contact the Middle Tuscarawas River Watershed Office at (330) 859-1050 with any questions.

     
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November 1, 2018
  • Appalachian Green Teachers Conference

    Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm   Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center, 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd, Glouster, OH 45732, USA 
    Description:

    Rural Action and Camp Oty'Okwa are hosting the 5th annual Appalachian Green Teachers Conference November 1-2, 2018 at Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center! A two-day hands-on experience for teachers and non-formal educators with an interest in environmental education and inquiry-based education. Contact Joe Brehm for more information: joe@ruralaction.org or at (740) 767-2225. You can also learn more about the conference on our website.

     
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November 3, 2018
November 5, 2018
  • Level 1: Solar Electric Certification Course (5-Day)

    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm 
    Description:

    Want to learn how to install solar? Maybe you even want to become certified to work in the solar field. Now you can spend just five days of training (4 1/2 classroom instruction and 1/2 day taking the certification test) in a relaxed setting - to realize your goal.

    This course is ideal for those interested in installing a DIY system or gain entry into the field of solar installation. No previous experience necessary. Learn more and register at www.bluerockstation.com. This workshop is sponsored by Blue Rock Station Green Living Center, UpGrade Athens County, and Rural Action.

    Space is limited and registration with Blue Rock Station is required for this event. $930 for Rural Action Members.

    This course prepares you to sit for the ETA Photovoltaic Installer (PVI) Level 1. It is the first level of ETA's certifications designed to assess renewable energy professionals. It is also a great first step for those seeking to enter the PV industry, and perhaps later prepare to sit for the NABCEP PV certification program. More information available at http://eta-i.org/

    About the Instructor:

    Jay Warmke is the author of a number of textbooks on renewable energy, including ASSEMBLING A SOLAR GENERATOR WHEN THE BIOMASS HITS THE WIND TURBINE, UNDERSTANDING PHOTOVOLTAIC: A STUDY GUIDE FOR SOLAR ELECTRIC CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS, and more. He has received several awards including Educator of the Year (ETA), Volunteer of the Year, and Pioneer of the Year from Green Energy Ohio.
    Jay also serves as Vice President: Green Energy Ohio, Chair Person: ETA's Renewable Energy Committee and board member: Electronic Technician's Association (ETA) . He also teaches renewable energy at Zane State College, and various workshops on sustainable construction and renewable energy at Blue Rock Station, which he co-owns with his wife Annie Warmke. Blue Rock Station is the premier sustainable living center in Ohio and draws visitors from around the world.
    Register here: http://www.bluerockstation.com/workshops/icalrepeat.detail/2018/11/05/418/36%7C35%7C34/ODYxYjY4MjUxYTljZWM2MGJlNWEwOTI0NmQ0NzgxZTE=/photovoltaics-workshop-athens-oh-prepares-for-eta-level-1-pv-certification

     
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November 7, 2018
  • Mud Run Watershed Community Meeting

    Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Veterans of Foreign Wars, 441 Park Ave NW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, USA 
    Description:

    Join Rural Action and the Mud Run Watershed Streamkeepers for our winter community meeting. We will be reviewing past and future events, as well as meeting our new 2018-2019 AmeriCorps members. There will be a guest speaker also. For any questions, contact the Middle Tuscarawas River Watershed office at (330) 859-1050. We hope to see you there!

     
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December 11, 2018
  • Rural Action Holiday Open House

    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
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